Ashad Mahina 2017 in Marathi Panchang: Ashad Maas dates

Ashad mahina (Aashad month) is the fourth month in traditional Marathi Panchang followed in Maharashtra and some Konkan regions. In 2017, Ashadh Mahina starts on June 24 and ends on July 23 as per the Marathi calendar. Similar dates are observed as Ashada maasam in Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarat Amavasyant lunar calendars.

Ashada Masa Shukla Paksha begins on June 24 and ends July 9. Ashada Masa Krishna Paksha begins on July 10 and ends on July 23.

Ashad Mahina is considered as inauspicious for any shubhakarya such as marriage, engagement ceremony, Gruh pravesh (house warming ceremony), etc.

Ashadi Ekadasi (Sayani Ekadasi or Maha Ekadashi), Chaturmaas Vrat arambh, Ved Vyas Purnima or Guru Purnima, and Gatari Amavasya are the major festivals celebrated during Ashada month in Maharashtra. Ashadi Ekadasi Palki Yatra is the major temple festival celebrated in Pandharpur Vithoba temple.

Major Festivals in Ashad Mahina 2017 in Marathi Calendar are:

Ashada Navratri begins – 24 June 2017

Ashada Masa Chandrodayam – 25 June 2017

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2017 – 25 June 2017

Skanda Panchami – 28 June 2017

Kumara Shashti – 29 June 2017

Vivasvat Saptami – 30 June 2017

Mahishagni Puja – 1 July 2017

Aindri Devi Puja – 2 July 2017

Mahalakshmi Vrat Arambh – 3 July 2017

Shayani Ekadasi 2017 – Harishayana Ekadasi – Padma Ekadasi – Tholi Ekadashi – 4 July 2017

Chaturmas Vrat 2017 begins – 4 July 2017

Vasudeva Dwadashi – 5 July 2017

Kokila Vrat – 8 July 2017

Vyas Purnima – 9 July 2017 – Guru Purnima

Sankashti Chaturthi – 12 July 2017

Kamika Ekadashi – 19 July 2017

Masa Shivaratri – 22 July 2017

Ashada Amavasya (Gatari Amavasya) – 23 July 2017

Ashad Mahina in Previous Years

In 2016, Ashadh Mahina starts on July 5 and ends on August 2.

In 2014, Ashadh Mahina starts on June 28 and ends on July 26 as per the Marathi calendar.

In 2013, Ashadh Mahina starts on July 9 and ends on August 6 as per the Marathi calendar.

In 2012, Ashadh Mahina starts on 20 June and ends on 19 July as per the Marathi calendar.

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  1. Ruth says:

    when it starts gatari amavasya mahina as in maharashtra

  2. Shashikar says:

    signing on a house deal in ashad mahina