Bhadrapad maas (Bhadra mahina, Bhadrapad month) is 6th month Marathi calendar of Maharashtra. In 2019, Bhadrapada Maas begins on August 31 and ends on September 28 with Mahalaya Amavasya (Sarva Pitru Amavasya).
Bhadrapad maas is considered inauspicious for Grihapravesh, marriages, engagements, and all other auspicious functions.
In Bhadrapad month as per Marathi panchang Ganesh Chaturthi, Rishi Panchami, Jyeshta Gauri Pujan, Mahalakshmi Vrata, Anant Chaturdashi, and Shraddh Pitru paksha or Mahalaya paksha are the important festivals.
Ganeshotsav is the major festival celebrated in Maharashtra cities such as Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, etc. as the first Sarvajanik Ganesh Utsav started in Maharashtra.
Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapada Masa begins on August 31 and ends on September 14.
Krishna Paksha (Bahula Paksha) in Bhadrapada Masa starts on September 15 and ends on September 28.
The similar calendar is followed in Karnataka, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Marathi Bhadrapad Month 2019
Sunday, 1 September 2019 – Hartalika Tritiya Vrata, Bruhat Uma Vrata
Monday, 2 September 2019 – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chavithi)
Tuesday, 3 September 2019 – Rishi Panchami
Friday, 6 September 2019 – Radha Ashtami
Monday, 9 September 2019 – Parsva Ekadashi
Thursday, 12 September 2019 – Anant Chaturdashi
Thursday, 12 September 2019 – Ganesh Visarjan (Ganesh Nimajjanam)
Saturday, 14 September 2019 – Bhadrapad Purnima
Saturday, 14 September 2019 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 – Kanya Sankranti
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 – Indira Ekadashi
Saturday, 28 September 2019 – Sarvapitru Amavasya (Mahalaya Amavasya)
Next month in Marathi calendar is Ashwin Month.