Vaishakh Month 2012 in Hindu Calendar in 2012

Vaishakh is the second month in the traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Vaishakh Month in North Indian calendars in 2012 is from April 7 and ends on May 6. Vaisakh Mahina in 2012 in calendars Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is from April 22 and ends on May 20.

It is the second month in North India – especially in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh. It is also the second month in traditional calendars followed in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. In Gujarati Calendar it is the seventh month.

Vaishakha Mahina is a holy month and is associated with Lord Vishnu and is noted for the month-long Vaisakh Snana (holy bath) in important rivers and sacred teerths.

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