Phalaharini Amavasya Kalika Puja, Vrat is observed in Bengal and other eastern regions of India as Devi Kali or the Deity Kali destroys the effects of the past sinful deeds(Pap-karma) or Pitra Dosha of the people.This significant Jyeshtha Amavasya Kalika Puja was started by Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa.
This Amavasya is also known as Jyeshtha Amavasya or Vat Savitri Amavasya in North and central regions of India.
Phalaharini Amavasya Kalika Puja
People believe in West Bengal and eastern India that by keeping fast and performing Puja rituals during auspicious Phalaharini Kalika Amavasya, Maa Kali will be pleased and give her blessings and fulfill their long-awaited desires.
Phalaharini Jyeshtha Amavasya is also observed as Jyeshtha Shraddha Amavasya for getting rid of Pitra Dosha problems by performing Snan-daan, doing charity rituals and helping the needy persons.
Date for Phalaharini Amavasya Kalika Puja 2018
The significant Phalaharini Amavasya Kalika Puja 2018, or Jyestha Amavasya 2018 Tithi or date falls on Tuesday, 15th May, 2018, this year in the month of Jyeshtha.
Jyeshtha Maas Amavasya 2018 Tithi begins at 07:46 pm on 14th May 2018 and ends at 05:17 pm on 15th May next day according to the lunar calendar or Panchang.
Devotees worship Goddess Kali with great enthusiasm on Jyeshtha Amavasya according to north Indian or Bengali Calendar. They offer a special puja (Shodashi) and special Bhoga or Mishti to please the Goddess Kali. This significant Puja was started by Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa.