Gujarati Jeth Maas 2016 – Jyeshta Month in Traditional Gujarat Calendar in 2016



Jeth Maas or Jyeshta Mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Jyeshta Maas 2016 is from June 5 to July 4. The month is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The most auspicious days in the month include Vat Savitri Vrat and Nirjala Ekadasi.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Jeth Maas
Nirjala Ekadasi – June 16
Yogini Ekadasi - June 30 - Smarta
Yogini Ekadasi - July 21 - Bhagavath

Jeth Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Jeth Gujarati calendar 2016 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from June 5, 2016 to June 20.
Jyeshta Maas 2016 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from  June 21, 2016 to July 4, 2016.

Purnima in Gujarati Jyeshta month
Jeth Purnima or Full moon day is on June 20, 2016. The Purnima begins at 3:31 PM on June 19 and ends at 4:32 PM on June 20. Purnima Vrat is on June 19.

Amas in Gujarati Jeth month
Jyeshta Amas or No moon day is on July 4. The Amavasi begins at 6:53 PM on July 3 and ends at 4:31 PM on July 4.

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Jeth Maas
May 31 - Pradosh Vrat
June 14 - Prdosh Vrat

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is in Jyeshta Maas is on June 23 – Moonrise is at 9:36 PM – Indian standard time.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Jeth Mahina are:
Ganga Dashara begins – June 5
Rambha Vrat – June 7
Aranya Sashti – June 10
Vindhyavasini Puja – June 10
Ganga Dashara ends – June 14
Vat Savitri Vrat Begins – June 18
Vat Purnima – June 20
Dakshinayana begins – June 21

Please note that Jyeshta month 2016 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from May 22 to June 20.

Jyestha Month in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Gujarati Calendar.

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Ashadh or Ashada Month.