Bhadrapada masa (Bhadrapada month) is 6th month in Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. In 2018, Bhadrapada Masa begins on September 10 and ends on October 9 with Mahalaya Amavasya (Sarva Pithru Amavasya).
Bhadrapada masa is considered inauspicious for Gruhapravesha, marriages, engagements, and all other auspicious functions. It is considered as Shunya Maasa.
In Bhadrapada month as per Kannada panchanga Swarna Gauri Habba, Ganesha Habba (Ganesh Chaturthi), Rushi Panchami, Ananta Chaturdashi Anantha Vratha, Pitru paksha or Mahalaya paksha, and Shraddha Amavasya are the important festivals. Ganapati Navaratri utsava is the major festival celebrated in Karnataka cities such as Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore, etc.
Shukla Paksha in Bhadrapada Masa begins on September 10 and ends on September 25.
Krishna Paksha (Bahula Paksha) in Bhadrapada Masa starts on September 26 and ends on October 9.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Kannada Bhadrapada Masa 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 Kannada calendar is – Ashwayuja masa (Ashwina maas or Asvin Mahina or Aswayuj maas).