Gujarati Adhik Ashad Maas 2018 begins on May 16 and ends on June 13. 2018-2019 Gujarati calendar Year is known as Vikram Samvat 2074.
Adhik Maas is an extra month according to Chandramana Panchang of Hindu calendar. It is to note that Adhik Month is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Adhik Maas is also referred to as Mala Maas or Purushottama Maas.
Adhik Ashad Sud Paksha begins on May 16 and ends on May 29.
Adhik Ashad Vad Paksha begins on May 30 and ends on June 13.
Question – Will there be any shubha muhurat for marriage, gruhapravesh, aksharabhyasam, engagement (Sakarpuda), house construction beginning (Gruharambh), annaprasan, seemantham, naming ceremony (namakaran – cradle ceremony), etc?
Answer – Apart from general auspicious events like Seemantham, Namakaran, etc. there will be no auspicious timings for shubha karyas. Adhika Maas should be avoided for shubha karyas.
Gujarati Festivals in Adhik Ashad Maas 2018
16 May 2018 – Adhik Jyeshta Chandroday
25 May 2018 – Padmini Ekadashi
26 May 2018 – Pradosh Vrat
29 May 2018 – Adhik Ashad Purnima
2 June 2018 – Sankashtahara Chaturthi
10 June 2018 – Parama Ekadashi
11 June 2018 – Pradosh Vrat
13 June 2018 – Adhika Jyeshta Amavasya