Marathi Vaishakh Mahina 2017 – Vaishak Month in Traditional Maharashtra Calendar in 2017



Vaishakh Mahina is the second month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Vaishakh Mahina 2017 is from April 27 to May 25. 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 1939.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on May 14 – Moonrise is at 9:54 PM – Indian standard time.

Vaishak Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Vaishaka Mahina Marathi calendar 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 27 to May 10.
Vaishak Maas 2017 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from May 11 to May 25.

Ekadasi in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Mohini Ekadasi - May 6
Apara Ekadasi - May 22

Pradosh in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Pradosh vrat - May 8
Pradosh Vrat - May 23

Purnima in Marathi Vaishakh Month
Vaishak Pournima 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 Marathi Vaishakh Month
Vaishak Amavasya 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 Marathi Vaishak Mahina are:
  • Akshaya Tritiya –  April 28
  • Parashuram 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 Vaishak month 2017 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from April 12, 2017 to May 10.

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

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Jyeshta Month.