In June - July 2015, there is an Adhik Ashada Mahina or Masa in Marathi calendar. This extra month is a unique feature in Hindu lunar calendars which happens mostly once in 2.5 years. Marathi Adhik Ashad Maas 2015 is from June 17 to July 16. The extra month is dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on July 5, 2015 – Moonrise is at 9:58 PM – Indian standard time.
Adhik Ashada Mahina Shukla Paksha and
Adhik Ashada Marathi calendar 2015 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from June 17 to July 2
Adhik Ashada Maas 2015 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from July 3 to July 16, 2015
Purnima in Adhik Ashada Month
Adhik Ashada Pournima or Full moon day is on July 2, 2015. The Purnima begins at 9:30 AM on July 1 and ends at 7:49 AM on July 2.
Amavasi in Adhik Ashada Month
Adhik Ashada Amavasya or No moon day is on July 16, 2015. The Amavasi begins at 6:38 AM on July 16 and ends at 6:56 AM on July 17.
The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Adhik Ashada Mahina are:
- Ekadasi fasting – June 28
- Som Pradosh - June 29
- Ekadasi fasting – July 12
- Som Pradosh – July 13
Please note that Adhik Ashada month 2015 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in
North India is from June 17 to July 16.
Adhik Ashada Month in
Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Marathi Calendar.
Next month in Marathi calendar is the Ashada Month or Nija Ashada Mahina.
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