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Marathi Vaishakh Mahina 2018 – Vaishak Month in Traditional Maharashtra Calendar in 2018



Vaishakh Mahina is the second month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Vaishakh Mahina 2018 is from April 17 to May 15. The month is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The most auspicious days in the month include Akshya Tritiya, Narasimha Jayanti and Shani Jayanti. This is the Vilambi Nama Samvatsara. Shalivahana Saka 1940.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 3 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Vaishak Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Vaishaka Mahina Marathi calendar 2018 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 17 to April 30.
Vaishak Maas 2018 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 1 to May 15.

Ekadasi in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Mohini Ekadasi - April 26
Apara Ekadasi - May 11

Pradosh in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Pradosh vrat - April 27
Pradosh Vrat - May 13

Purnima in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Vaishak Pournima or Full moon day is on April 30. The Purnima begins at 6:37 AM on April 29 and ends at 6:28 AM on April 30. Purnima fasting is on April 29.

Amavasi in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Vaishak Amavasya or No moon day is on May 15, 2018. The day is observed as Shani Jayanti, Savitri Amavasya and Vat Savitri Amavasya Puja. The Amavasi begins at 7:47 PM on May 14, 2018 and ends at 5:18 PM on May 15, 2018.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Vaishak Mahina are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  April 18
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  April 18
  • Shankaracharya Jayanti –  April 20
  • Ganga Saptami – April 22
  • Sita Navami – April 24
  • Narasimha Jayanti – April 28
  • Kurma Jayanti - April 29
  • Narad Jayanti - May 1
  • Shani Jayanti - May 15
Please note that Vaishak month 2018 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 1, 2018 to April 30.

Vaishak Month in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Marathi Calendar.

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Jyeshta Month.

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