Kannada Vaishak Masam 2016 – Vaishaka Masa in Hindu Kannada Calendar in Karnataka in 2016



Vaishak Masam is the second month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Vaishak Masa 2016 is from May 7 to June 5. 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 25 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Mohini Ekadasi - May 17
Apara Ekadasi - June 1

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Vaishakh Masa are:
Pradosh vrat - May 19
Pradosh Vrat - June 2

Kannada Vaishak Month 2016 Shukla Paksh and Krishna Paksha
Kannada Vaishak Masa 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from May 7 to May 21
Kannada Vaishak Masam 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 22 to June 5.

Amavasi and Purnima in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Purnima or Full moon day is on May 21. The Purnima begins at 12:42 AM on May 21 and ends at 2:44 AM on May 22.

Amavasi in Kannada Vaishak Month
Vaishak Amavas or No moon day is on June 5, 2016. The day is observed as Shani Jayanti, Savitri Amavasya and Vat Savitri Amavasya Puja. The Amavasi begins at 11:50 AM on June 4, 2016 and ends at 8:29 AM on June 5, 2016..

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Vaishaka Masa are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  May 9
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  May 8
  • Basavanna Jayanti - May 9
  • Shankaracharya Jayanti –  May 11
  • Ganga Saptami – May 12
  • Sita Navami – May 15
  • Narasimha Jayanti – May 20
  • Kurma Jayanti - May 21
  • Narad Jayanti - May 23
  • Shani Jayanti - June 5
Please note that Vaishakh month 2016 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 23, 2016 to May 21.

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

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Jyeshta Masam.