Adhik Maas 2018 | Adhika Masam, Mala Maas, Purushottam Maas dates

In Hindu calendar 2018 (2018-2019), there is an Adhik Maas (Mala Maas, Adhika Masam). It is an extra month according to lunar calendar. 2018-2019 Hindu calendar Year is known as Vilambi Nama Samvatsara. ‘Jyeshta Masam’ comes twice in 2018, one is Adhika Jyeshta Masam and the another one is Nija Jyeshta Masam. As per North […]

Things prohibited in Adhika Maasa

What are the various things prohibited in Adhika Maasa? What are the avoidable ceremonies during Adhik Maas? During the period of Adhika Maasa, marriages (Shubha Vivaha), Mundan Sanskara (Tonsures), inaugurations of new home and House warming ceremony (Bhoomi Poojan & Grihapravesham), Upanayanam, buying or starting new ventures, etc. are to be avoided. Adhika Masa Ekadashi Vrat […]

Religious Importance of Adhik Maas

The religious importance of Adhik Maas is mentioned in many scriptures. Adhika Maasa is an auspicious month for various religious rituals such as upavas (fasting), reciting religious scriptures, mantras, prayers, performing havans, homas, yagnas, etc.. Adhika Maasa Vratas Full day Vrata (day vrata), Naktha Vrata, Vaara Vrata (weekly vrata), Paksha Vrata (fortnight vrata) and Maasa […]

Adhik Maas in 2015 (Mala Masa, Adhika Masam)

In Hindu calendar 2015 (2015-2016), there is an Adhik Maas (Mala Maas, Adhika Masam). It is an extra month according to lunar calendar. 2015-2016 Hindu calendar Year is known as Manmadha Nama Samvatsara. ‘Ashada Masam’ comes twice in 2015, one is Nija Ashada Masam and the another one is Adhika Ashada Masam. As per North […]

Adhika Masa: What is Adhika Masa & when Adhik Month comes

What is Adhika masa? When Adhik month or extra lunar month comes in Hindu Astrology? Here is a good article about Adhika masa published in Bangalore Mirror. The article briefly discusses the time of Adhika masa and pujas and rituals to be performed during Adhika masa. Mr Niranjan Babu wrote for Bangaloremirror.com A lunar year […]

Adhik Maas in 2020, 2023, 2026 – Next Adhika masam, Maal Maas

Adhik maas or Adhika masam or Adhik mahina is an extra month in lunar calendar of Hinduism. It comes once in two and half years. 2020 – 2021: Sharvari nama samvatsara – Ashwayuja masam Adhika masam (Ashwin Month) 2023 – 2024: Shobhakruthu nama samvatsaram – Shravan month Adhik Maas 2026 – 2027: Parabhava nama samvatsaram […]

Adhik Maas 2012, Adhika Bhadrapada Month in 2012

Adhik Maas (Adhika masam) is an extra month which comes in Lunar Hindu Calendar (both – Amavasyant & Purnimant Panchangams) for every 28 to 36 months. In 2012, Adhik month comes as Adhik Bhadrapad month i.e. Bhadrapad month comes twice in 2012 – Adhik & Nija Bhadrapad maasa. Adhik Bhadrapad month 2012 in North Indian […]

Adhik Maas 2010 – Adhik Vaisakh Maas 2010 dates

Adhik Maas or Extra lunar month in Hindu Astrology occurs in every 2 and half years of period in Hindu Panchang. In 2010, Vaishakh Maas comes twice – Adhik Vaisakh and Nija Vaisakh. Adhik month is also known as Mal Maas or Purushottam Maas. Lord Purushottam (Lord Krishna) is worshipped during the month. Adhik maas […]