Adhika Jyeshta Maasa 2018 in Kannada Panchanga begins on May 16 and ends on June 13. 2018-2019 Kannada calendar Year is known as Vilambi Nama Samvatsara.
Adhika Maasa is an extra month according to Chandramana Panchanga of Hindu calendar. It is to note that Adhik Month is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Adhik Maas is also referred to as Mala Maasa or Purushottama Maasa.
Adhika Jyeshta Shukla Paksha begins on May 16 and ends on May 29.
Adhika Jyeshta Krishna Paksha begins on May 30 and ends on June 13.
Question – Will there be any shubha muhurthams for marriage, gruhapravesham, aksharabhyasam, engagement (nischithartham), house construction beginning (Gruharambham), annaprasana, seemantham, naming ceremony (namakaran – cradle ceremony), etc?
Answer – Apart from general auspicious events like Seemantham, Namakarana, etc. there will be no auspicious timings for shubha karyas. Adhika Masa should be avoided for shubha karyas.
Kannada Festivals in Adhika Jyeshta Masa 2018
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 – Adhika Jyeshta Chandrodaya
Thursday, 24 May 2018 – Ganga Dussehra
Friday, 25 May 2018 – Padmini Ekadashi
Friday, 25 May 2018 – Agni Karthari ends
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 – Purnima
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 – Vasthu Karthari ends
Saturday, 2 June 2018 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vratha
Friday, 8 June 2018 – Mrigashira Karthe begins
Sunday, 10 June 2018 – Parama Ekadashi
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 – Krishna Angaraka Chaturdashi
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 – Masa Shivaratri
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 – Adhika Jyeshta Amavase, Amavasya Upavasa