Aashar Month 2018 in Bengali calendar

Aashar month or Ashar mash is the third month in traditional Bengali calendar followed in West Bengal, some parts of Jharkhand, Assam, and Bangladesh. In 2018, Bengali Aashar month begins on 16th June and ends on 17th July. It is to note that 2018-2019 year is 1425 in Bengali solar calendar.

Manasa Devi Puja, Kamakhya Devi Puja (Ambubachi Mela), Jagannath Rathyatra, and Nagpanchami Manasa Devi Ashtanag Puja are the important Bengali festivals celebrated in Aashar mash.

Festivals dates in Ashar month 2018 in Bengali Panjika

19 June 2018 – Jamai Shashti – 4 Aashar 1425

23 June 2018 – Ganga Puja, Ganga Dussehra – 8 Aashar 1425

24 June 2018 – Ekadashi – 9 Aashar 1425

28 June 2018 – Purnima – 13 Aashar 1425

9 July 2018 – Ekadashi – 24 Aashar 1425

13 July 2018 – Amavashya – 28 Aashar 1425

14 July 2018 – Rath Jatra- 29 Aashar 1425

17 July 2018 – Bipodtarini Puja – 32 Aashar 1425

It is to note that Bengali Ashar month corresponds with Tamil month of Aani and Malayalam month of Mithunam. In North Indian Hindi calendars, it coincides with Jyeshta month and Ashad month. Ashad month is omitted for auspicious functions, and other good programs.

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  1. Vishesh says:

    is it auspicious to move to a new house in the bengali month ashar

  2. Sugauri says:

    date of mansa devi puja 2013 in west bengal

  3. Ekani says:

    when is the third month of the bengali candendar?