Telugu Chaitra Month 2015 – Chaitra Masa in Traditional Calendar in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh in 2015



Chaitra Month, or Chaitra Masa, is the first month in a traditional Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Chaitra Masa 2015 begins on March 21 and ends on April 18, 2015. Jayanama Samvatsara (1937) begins on the first day of the Chaitra month which is celebrated as Telugu New Year (Ugadi). Some of the important festivals and auspicious days include Ugadi, Chaitra Navratri, Soubhagya Gouri Vratam and Ram Navami.

Sankatahara Chavithi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on April 8, 2015 – Moonrise is at 10:10 PM – Indian standard time.

Chaitra Masa 2015 Shukla and Krishna Paksha
Chaitra Masa 2015 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Telugu Calendar is from March 21 to April 4, 2015
Chaitra Masa 2015 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Telugu Calendar is from April 5 to April 18, 2015.

Telugu Chaitra month Ekadasi dates are:
Kamda Ekadasi – March 31
Varuthini Ekadasi – April 15

Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Telugu Chaitra Month are:
Pradosh – April 1 
Pradosha – April 16, 2015

The dates of important festivals in Chaitra Masa are:
Ugadi (Telugu New Year) –  March 21
Chaitra Navratri begins –  March 21
Gowri Tritiya – March 22
Matsya Jayanti – March 22
Sri Panchami and Lakshmi Panchami – March 24
Ashokashtami - March 27
Ram Navami – March 28
Anang Trayodasi - April 1
Hanumanth Vratam begins on – April 4

Chaitra Masa Poornima
Chaitra Poornima or Full moon day is on April 4, 2015. The Pournami begins at 3:03 PM on April 3 to 4:57 PM on April 4, 2015. Vaishak Snan begins on the day.

Chaitra Masa Amavasi
Chaitra Amavasya or No moon day is on April 18, 2015. The Amavasi begins at 2:47 AM on April 18 and ends at 12:36 AM April 19, 2015

Please note that Chaitra month 2015 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from March 6, 2015 to April 4, 2015.

Telugu Chaitra month is similar to calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Karnataka.

Next month in Telugu Calendar is the Vaishakh month.