new-moon days were days of high festival with the Incas, according to Garcilasso.
They fast on new-moon nights, and on the eleventh night after full-moon or new-moon.
On the new-moon day, a religious observance called nope or nomulu in honour of Gauri (another name of Parvati) is kept up.
The root should be collected on a new-moon day which falls on a Sunday.
Hill (new-moon) was another; he is still alive.1160 Correct and graceful though his odes are, they make little impression.
On the new-moon day called Mannueththina-amavasya, they make bulls with earth, worship them, and eat a good meal.
The drums used at the new-moon levée are of the same shape, but very much larger.
Similar offerings of rice balls are made to the spirit of the deceased person on the new-moon day in the month of Kartigam.
They sacrifice a pig and seven fowls to their gods on the new-moon day, on which the head of a male child is first shaved.
A silver image is presented to the local Siva temple, where, for a consideration, pūja is done every new-moon day.