Bhadrapad maas (Bhadarvi month, Bhadrapad month) is 11th month in Gujarati calendar. In 2017, Bhadrapada Maas begins on August 22 and ends on September 20. with Mahalaya Amavasya (Sarva Pitru Amavasya).
Bhadrapad maas is considered inauspicious for Griha pravesh, marriages, engagements, and all other auspicious functions.
In Bhadrapad month as per Gujarat panchang Ganesh Chaturthi, Rishi Panchami, Mahalakshmi Vrata, Anant Chaturdashi, and Shraddh Pitru paksha or Mahalaya paksha are the important festivals. Ganeshotsav or Ganesh Navratri is the major festival celebrated in Gujarati cities such as Surat, Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Vadodara, Rajkot etc. Bhadarvi Poonam fair is the largest temple festival celebrated at Ambaji Temple Shakti Peeth in Gujarat during Bhadrapad Purnima.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Gujarati Bhadrapad Month 2017
Thursday, 24 August 2017 – Hartalika Teej
Friday, 25 August 2017 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi)
Saturday, 26 August 2017 – Rishi Panchami
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 – Radha Ashtami
Saturday, 2 September 2017 – Parsva Ekadashi
Monday, 4 September 2017 – Onam (Thiru Onam)
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 – Anant Chaturdashi
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 – Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh Nimajjanam)
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 – Bhadrapad Purnima
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins
Saturday, 16 September 2017 – Indira Ekadashi
Sunday, 17 September 2017 – Kanya Sankranti
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 – Sarvapitru Amavasya (Mahalaya Amavasya)
Next month in Gujarati calendar is – Asoj month (Ashwina maas or Asvin Mahina or Aswayuj maas).