Bhadrapada masam, Bhadrapada month is 6th month in Telugu calendar of Andhra Pradesh. In 2018, Bhadrapada Masam begins on September 10 and ends on October 9 with Mahalaya Amavasya (Sarva Pithru Amavasya).
Bhadrapada maasam is considered inauspicious for Gruhapravesham, marriages, engagements, and all other auspicious functions. It is considered as Shunya Masam.
In Bhadrapada month as per Telugu panchangam Vinayaka Chavithi (Ganesh Chaturthi), Rushi Panchami, Ananta Chaturdashi Anantha Vratham, Pitru pakshalu or Mahalaya paksha, and Shraddha Amavasya are the important festivals. Ganapati Navaratri utsavam is the major festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh cities such as Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), Vijayawada, Warangal, etc. Khairatabad Ganesh idol is the world famous Ganesh idol which holds the record of Mammoth Ganesh vigraha.
Shukla Paksham in Bhadrapada Masam begins on September 10 and ends on September 25.
Krishna Paksham (Bahula Paksham) in Bhadrapada Masam starts on September 26 and ends on October 9.
Here is the list of festivals dates and auspicious days in Telugu Bhadrapada 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 Telugu calendar is – Ashwayuja Masam (Ashwina maas or Asvin Mahina or Aswayuj maas).