Kannada Vaishak Masam 2014 – Vaishaka Masa in Hindu Kannada Calendar in Karnataka

Vaishak Masam is the second month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Vaishak Masa 2014 is from April 30 to May 28. 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 17 – Moonrise time as per Kannada Panchanga is 9:06 AM – Indian standard time.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Mohini Ekadasi - May 10
Apara Ekadasi – May 25

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Pradosh - May 12
Praodsha – May 26

Kannada Vaishak Month 2014 Shukla Paksh and Krishna Paksha
Kannada Vaishak Masa 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 30 to May 14, 2014.
Kannada Vaishak Masam 2013 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 15 to May 28, 2014.

Amavasi and Purnima in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Purnima or Full moon day is on May 14, 2014. The Purnima begins at 1:12 AM on May 14 and ends at 12:21 AM on May 15.

Amavasi in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Amavas or No moon day is on May 28, 2014. The Amavasi begins at 10:59 PM on  May 27, 2014 and ends at 11:02 PM on May 28, 2014.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Vaishaka Masa are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya – May 2
  • Basavanna Jayanti -  May 2
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  May 1
  • Narasimha Jayanti – May 13
  • Kurma Jayanti – May 14
Please note that Vaishakh month 2014 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 15, 2014 to May 14.

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

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Jyeshta Masam.