Vaishakh Month in 2010 in Traditional Marathi Calendar

Vaishakh, or Vaisakha Maas, is the second month in a traditional Marathi Calendar (the calendar followed in Maharashtra state of India). Akshaya Tritiya, which falls on the third day of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh Mahina, is one of the most auspicious days in a year in a Marathi Calendar. In 2010, there are two Vaishakh Month in a traditional Marathi Calendar due to the Adhik Mahina -Adhik Vaishakh Month begins on April 15, 2010 and ends on May 14. Nija Vaishakh Mahina or real Vaishakha month begins on May 14, 2010 and ends on June 12.

It must be noted that Vaishakh month in the calendar followed in North India is from March 30 to May 27. This includes Adhik - Nija Vaishakh month)

The Vaishakh month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Marathi calendar.

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