Vaishakh mahina or Vaishakh Month is the second month in traditional Hindu Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2019, Vaishakh mahina starts on May 5 and ends on June 3 in Marathi Panchang. The similar calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, and Karnataka.
Vaishakh Mahina is an auspicious month and favorite month for Lord Vishnu. It is one of the three most auspicious months (other two are – Kartik mahina and Magh Mahina). Vaishakh Snan is the meritorious ritual to follow in this month.
Shukla Paksh in Marathi Vaishakh mahina 2019 begins on May 5 and ends on May 18.
Krishna Paksha in Marathi Vaishakh mahina 2019 begins on May 19 and ends on June 3.
Akshaya Tritiya (Akha Teej), Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti, Ganga Pujan Ganga Saptami, sri Nrusimha Jayanti, Vaishakh Purnima (Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Jayanti), and Dhanishta Navak are the important festivals in Marathi Vaishakh month.
Important Festivals in Marathi Vaishakh Maas 2019
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 – ParashuRam Jayanti
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 – Akshaya Tritiya
Saturday, 11 May 2019 – Ganga Saptami
Monday, 13 May 2019 – Sita Navami
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 – Mohini Ekadashi
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 – Vrishabha Sankranti
Friday, 17 May 2019 – Narasimha Jayanti
Saturday, 18 May 2019 – Buddha Purnima
Sunday, 19 May 2019 – Narada Jayanti
Thursday, 30 May 2019 – Apara Ekadashi
Monday, 3 June 2019 – Shani Jayanti
Monday, 3 June 2019 – Vat Savitri Vrat