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Gujarati Vaishakh Maas 2017 – Vaishakh Month in Traditional Gujarat Calendar in 2017

Vaishakh Maas is the seventh month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Vaishakh Maas 2017 is from April 27 to May 25. The month is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The most auspicious days in the month include Akshya Tritiya, Narasimha Jayanti and Shani Jayanti. It is Vikram Samvant 2073.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Maas
Mohini Ekadasi - May 6
Apara Ekadasi - May 22

Pradosh in Gujarati Vaishakh Month
Pradosh vrat - May 8
Pradosh Vrat - May 23

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 14 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Vaishak Masa Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo
  • Vaishak Gujarati calendar 2017 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 27 to May 10.
  • Vaishak Maas 2017 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 11 to May 25.
Purnima in Gujarati Vaishakh month
  • Vaishak Purnima or Full moon day is on May 10. The Purnima begins at 1:97 AM on May 10 and ends at 3:12 AM on May 11.
Amas in Gujarati Vaishakh month
  • Vaishak Amas or No moon day is on May 25, 2017. The day is observed as Shani Jayanti, Savitri Amavasya and Vat Savitri Amavasya Puja. The Amavasi begins at 5:08 AM on May 25, 2017 and ends at 1:14 AM on May 26, 2017.
The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Vaishak Mahina are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  April 28
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  April 28
  • Shankaracharya Jayanti –  April 30
  • Ganga Saptami – May 2
  • Sita Navami – May 4
  • Narasimha Jayanti – May 9
  • Kurma Jayanti - May 10
  • Narad Jayanti - May 11
  • Shani Jayanti - May 25
Please note that Vaishak month 2017 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 12, 2017 to May 10.

Vaishak Month in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Gujarati Calendar.

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Jeth or Jyeshta Month.