Marathi Vaishakh Mahina 2016 – Vaishak Month in Traditional Maharashtra Calendar in 2016



Vaishakh Mahina is the second month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Vaishakh Mahina 2016 is from May 7 to June 5. 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 Durmukhi Nama Samvatsara. Shalivahana Saka 1938.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 25 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Vaishak Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Vaishaka Mahina Marathi calendar 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from May 7 to May 21
Vaishak Maas 2016 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 22 to June 5

Ekadasi in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Mohini Ekadasi - May 17
Apara Ekadasi - June 1

Pradosh in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Pradosh vrat - May 19
Pradosh Vrat - June 2

Purnima in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Vaishak Pournima 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 Marathi Vaishakh Month
Vaishak Amavasya 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 Marathi Vaishak Mahina are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  May 9
  • Parashuram Jayanti –  May 8
  • 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 Vaishak month 2016 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 23, 2016 to May 21.

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

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Jyeshta Month.