Kannada Vaishak Masam 2013 – Vaishaka Masa in Hindu Kannada Calendar

Vaishak Masam is the second month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Vaishak Masa 2013 is from May 10 to June 8, 2013. Akshya Tritiya, Basavanna Jayanthi, Parashuram and Narasimha Jayanti are some of the important days in the month.

Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 28 – Moonrise time as per Kannada Panchanga is 9:56 AM – Indian standard time.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:

Mohini Ekadasi - May 21
Apara Ekadasi – June 4


Pradosh Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:

Pradosh - May 22
Praodsha – June 5

Kannada Vaishak Month 2013 Shukla Paksh and Krishna Paksha
Kannada Vaishak Masa 2013 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from May 10 to May 25, 2013.
Kannada Vaishak Masam 2013 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 26 to June 8, 2013

Amavasi and Purnima in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Purnima or Full moon day is on May 25, 2013. The Purnima begins at 11:38 AM on May 24 and ends at 9:29 AM on May 25..

Amavasi in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Amavas or No moon day is on June 8, 2013. The Amavasi begins at 6:13 PM on  June 7, 2013 and ends at 07:59 PM on June 8, 2013.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Vaishaka Masa are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya – May 13
  • Basavanna Jayanti -  May 13
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  May 13
  • Narasimha Jayanti – May 23
  • Kurma Jayanti – May 25
Please note that Vaishakh month 2013 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 26, 2013 to May 25.

Vaishak Month in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Kannada Calendar.

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Jyeshta Masam.