Bhadrapad maas (Bhadarvi month, Bhadrapad month) is 11th month in Gujarati calendar. In 2018, Bhadrapada Maas begins on September 10 and ends on October 9. 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.
Bhadra Maas Sud Paksha begins on September 10 and ends on September 25 in 2018. Vad Paksh in Bhadra Maas begins on September 7 and ends on September 20.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Gujarati Bhadrapad Month 2018
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 – Hartalika Teej
Thursday, 13 September 2018 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi)
Friday, 14 September 2018 – Rishi Panchami
Monday, 17 September 2018 – Radha Ashtami
Monday, 17 September 2018 – Kanya Sankranti
Thursday, 20 September 2018 – Parsva Ekadashi
Sunday, 23 September 2018 – Anant Chaturdashi
Sunday, 23 September 2018 – Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh Nimajjanam)
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 – Bhadrapad Purnima
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins
Friday, 5 October 2018 – Indira Ekadashi
Monday, 8 October 2018 – Sarvapitru Amavasya (Mahalaya Amavasya)
Next month in Gujarati calendar is – Asoj month (Ashwina maas or Asvin Mahina or Aswayuj maas).