Aashar Month 2017 in Bengali calendar

Aashar month or Ashar mash is the third month in traditional Bengali calendar followed in West Bengal, some parts of Jharkhand, Assam, and Bangladesh. In 2017, Bengali Aashar month begins on 16th June and ends on 16th July. It is to note that 2017-2018 year is 1424 in Bengali solar calendar.

Manasa Devi Puja, Kamakhya Devi Puja (Ambubachi Mela), Jagannath Rathyatra, and Nagpanchami Manasa Devi Ashtanag Puja are the important Bengali festivals celebrated in Aashar mash.

Festivals dates in Ashar month 2017 in Bengali Panjika

20 June 2017 – Ekadashi – 5 Aashar 1424

24 June 2017 – Amavasha – 9 Aashar 1424

25 June 2017 – Ratha Jatra – 10 Aashar 1424

27 June 2017 – Bipodtarini Puja – 12 Aashar 1424

1 July 2017 – Bipodtarini Puja – 16 Aashar 1424

3 July 2017 – Ulto Ratha – 18 Aashar 1424

4 July 2017 – Ekadashi – 19 Aashar 1424

9 July 2017 – Purnima (Guru Purnima) – 24 Aashar 1424

14 July 2017 – Naag Panchami – 29 Aashar 1424

It is to note that Bengali Ashar month corresponds with Tamil month of Aani and Malayalam month of Mithunam. In North Indian Hindi calendars, it coincides with Jyeshta month and Ashad month. Ashad month is omitted for auspicious functions, and other good programs.

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  1. Ekani says:

    when is the third month of the bengali candendar?

  2. Sugauri says:

    date of mansa devi puja 2013 in west bengal

  3. Vishesh says:

    is it auspicious to move to a new house in the bengali month ashar