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Ashad Mahina 2018 in Marathi Panchang: Ashad Maas dates

Ashad mahina (Aashad month) is the fourth month in traditional Marathi Panchang followed in Maharashtra and some Konkan regions. In 2018, Ashadh Mahina starts on July 13 and ends on August 11 as per the Marathi calendar. Similar dates are observed as Ashada maasam in Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarat Amavasyant lunar calendars.

Ashada Masa Shukla Paksha begins on July 13 and ends July 27. Ashada Masa Krishna Paksha begins on July 28 and ends on August 11.

Ashad Mahina is considered as inauspicious for any shubhakarya such as marriage, engagement ceremony, Gruh pravesh (house warming ceremony), etc.

Ashadi Ekadasi (Sayani Ekadasi or Maha Ekadashi), Chaturmaas Vrat arambh, Ved Vyas Purnima or Guru Purnima, and Gatari Amavasya are the major festivals celebrated during Ashada month in Maharashtra. Ashadi Ekadasi Palki Yatra is the major temple festival celebrated in Pandharpur Vithoba temple.

Major Festivals in Ashad Mahina 2018 in Marathi Calendar are:

Ashada Navratri begins – 13 July 2018

Ashada Masa Chandrodayam – 14 July 2018

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2017 – 14 July 2018

Skanda Panchami – 17 July 2018

Kumara Shashti – 18 July 2018

Lakshmi Vratham Arambham – 22 July 2018

Tholi Ekadashi – 23 July 2018

Chaturmasa Vratham Arambham – 24 July 2018

Vyasa Pournami, Guru Pournami – 27 July 2018

Sampurna Chandra Grahanam – 27 July 2018

Sankashti Chaturthi – 31 July 2018

Smarta Ekadashi – 7 August 2018

Vaishnava Madhva Ekadashi – 8 August 2018

Masa Shivaratri – 9 August 2018

Gatari Amavasya – 11 August 2018

Ashad Mahina in Previous Years

In 2017, Ashadh Mahina starts on June 24 and ends on July 23 as per the Marathi calendar.

In 2016, Ashadh Mahina starts on July 5 and ends on August 2.

In 2014, Ashadh Mahina starts on June 28 and ends on July 26 as per the Marathi calendar.

In 2013, Ashadh Mahina starts on July 9 and ends on August 6 as per the Marathi calendar.

In 2012, Ashadh Mahina starts on 20 June and ends on 19 July as per the Marathi calendar.

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  1. Shashikar says:

    signing on a house deal in ashad mahina

  2. Ruth says:

    when it starts gatari amavasya mahina as in maharashtra