Ashad Mahina 2016 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 2016, Ashadh Mahina starts on July 5 and ends on August 2 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 July 5 and ends July 19

Ashada Masa Krishna Paksha begins on July 20 and ends on August 2.

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 2016 in Marathi Calendar are:

 

Major Festivals in Ashada masam 2016 are

Ashada Navratri begins – 5 July 2016

Ashada Masa Chandrodayam – 5 July 2016

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2016 – 6 July 2016

Skanda Panchami – 9 July 2016

Kumara Shashti – 10 July 2016

Telangana Bonalu begins – 7 July 2016

Vivasvat Saptami – 11 July 2016

Mahishagni Puja – 12 July 2016

Dadhivrata – 14 July 2016

Shayani Ekadasi 2016 – Harishayana Ekadasi – Padma Ekadasi – Tholi Ekadashi – 15 July

Chaturmas Vrat 2016 begins – 15 July

Pradosh Vrata – 16 July 2016

Vyas Purnima – 19 July 2016 – Guru Purnima

Aadi Pedinettu – 22 July 2016

Secunderabad Mahankali Jathara – 24 July 2016

Sankashti Chaturthi – 23 July 2016

Aadi Krittika – 29 July 2016

Kamika Ekadashi – 30 July 2016

Masa Shivaratri – 1 August 2016

Ashada Amavasya (Chukkala Amavasya) – 2 August 2016

Ashad Mahina in Previous Years

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