Bhadrapada masam, Bhadrapada month is 6th month in Telugu calendar of Andhra Pradesh. In 2016, Bhadrapada Masam begins on September 2 and ends on September 30 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 September 2 and ends on September 16.
Krishna Paksham (Bahula Paksham) in Bhadrapada Masam starts on September 17 and ends on September 30.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Telugu Bhadrapada Month 2016
Thursday, 1 September 2016 – Surya Grahan (Solar Eclipse)
Sunday, 4 September 2016 – Hartalika Teej
Monday, 5 September 2016 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi)
Tuesday, 6 September 2016 – Rishi Panchami
Friday, 9 September 2016 – Radha Ashtami
Tuesday, 13 September 2016 – Parsva Ekadashi
Thursday, 15 September 2016 – Anant Chaturdashi
Thursday, 15 September 2016 – Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh Nimajjanam)
Friday, 16 September 2016 – Bhadrapad Purnima
Friday, 16 September 2016 – Kanya Sankranti
Friday, 16 September 2016 – Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse)
Saturday, 17 September 2016 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins
Monday, 26 September 2016 – Indira Ekadashi
Friday, 30 September 2016 – Sarvapitru Amavasya (Mahalaya Amavasya)
Next month in Telugu calendar is – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwina maas or Asvin Mahina or Aswayuj maas).