Bhadrapada masam, Bhadrapada month is 6th month in Telugu calendar of Andhra Pradesh. In 2017, Bhadrapada Masam begins on August 22 and ends on September 20 with Mahalaya Amavasya (Sarva Pithru Amavasya).
Bhadrapada maasam is considered inauspicious for Gruhapravesham, marriages, engagements, and all other auspicious functions. It is considered as Shunya Masam.
In Bhadrapada month as per Telugu panchangam Vinayaka Chavithi (Ganesh Chaturthi), Rushi Panchami, Ananta Chaturdashi Anantha Vratham, Pitru pakshalu or Mahalaya paksha, and Shraddha Amavasya are the important festivals. Ganapati Navaratri utsavam is the major festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh cities such as Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), Vijayawada, Warangal, etc. Khairatabad Ganesh idol is the world famous Ganesh idol which holds the record of Mammoth Ganesh vigraha.
Shukla Paksham in Bhadrapada Masam begins on August 22 and ends on September 6.
Krishna Paksham (Bahula Paksham) in Bhadrapada Masam starts on September 7 and ends on September 20.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Telugu Bhadrapada Month 2017
Thursday, 24 August 2017 – Hartalika Teej
Friday, 25 August 2017 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi)
Saturday, 26 August 2017 – Rishi Panchami
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 – Radha Ashtami
Saturday, 2 September 2017 – Parsva Ekadashi
Monday, 4 September 2017 – Onam (Thiru Onam)
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 – Anant Chaturdashi
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 – Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh Nimajjanam)
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 – Bhadrapad Purnima
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins
Saturday, 16 September 2017 – Indira Ekadashi
Sunday, 17 September 2017 – Kanya Sankranti
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 – Sarvapitru Amavasya (Mahalaya Amavasya)
Next month in Telugu calendar is – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwina maas or Asvin Mahina or Aswayuj maas).