Vaishakh Snaan is the important and most auspicious ritual during Vaishakha month. Performing punya snan (ritual bath) in holy rivers such as Ganga, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, and Tungabhadra removes ones sins and brings all luck in the future life.
Period of Vaisakha Masa Punya Snan and Pithru Shradha in 2016
When Vaisakha masam falls in 2016? Vaishakh month or Vaisakh mas or Vaishakha masam is the second month in traditional Hindu calendar (almanac). In 2016, Vaisakh month begins on April 23 and ends on May 21 as per North Indian Hindi calendars.
In 2016, Vaishakh month starts on May 7 and ends on June 5 in Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars.
Vaishakh masam is also auspicious for Pithru Shradha karma (rites and rituals to provide salvation to ancestors). In Kasi (Varanasi), Prayaga, Gangothri, Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik Vaishakh Punya Snan are performed.
While performing Vaishakh Snan reciting Vishnus stotra is more fruitful.