Edavam month or Edavam masam is the 10th month in traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. In 2018, Edavam month begins on May 15 and ends on June 14.
The first day of Edavam month signifies the Sun’s transition into Edavam Raasi (Vrishabha Rasi or Taurus zodiac). Vrishabha Sankranti also marks the beginning of Vrushabha masam in Solar calendars. Next month in Malayalam calendar is Midhunam masam or Mithunam month.
Edavam masam in 2018 corresponds with Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar and Vaishakh month & Jyeshta Month in Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and Gujarati calendars. The Malayalam month of Edavam also corresponds with Jaistho month in Bengali calendar and Jyeshta month & Adhik Ashada Month in North Indian Hindi calendars.
Here are the major Malayalam Hindu Festivals in Edavam Masam 2018
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 – Shani Jayanti
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 – Vat Savitri Vrat
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 – Vrishabha Sankranti
Thursday, 24 May 2018 – Ganga Dussehra
Friday, 25 May 2018 – Padmini Ekadashi
Sunday, 10 June 2018 – Parama Ekadashi
Friday, 15 June 2018 – Mithuna Sankranti