Kannada Vaishak Masam 2017 – Vaishaka Masa in Hindu Kannada Calendar in Karnataka in 2017



Vaishak Masam is the second month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Vaishak Masa 2017 is from April 27 to May 25. 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 14 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Mohini Ekadasi - May 6
Apara Ekadasi - May 22

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Pradosh vrat - May 8
Pradosh Vrat - May 23

Kannada Vaishak Month 2017 Shukla Paksh and Krishna Paksha
Kannada Vaishak Masa 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 27 to May 10.
Kannada Vaishak Masam 2017 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 11 to May 25.

Amavasi and Purnima in Kannada Vaishak 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.

Amavasi in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Amavas 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 Kannada Vaishaka Masa are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  April 28
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  April 28
  • Basavanna 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 Vaishakh month 2017 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 12, 2017 to May 10.

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

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Jyeshta Masam.