Gujarati Jeth Maas 2017 – Jyeshta Month in Traditional Gujarat Calendar in 2017



Jeth Maas or Jyeshta Mahina is the eighth month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Jyeshta Maas 2017 is from May 26 to June 24. 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 5
Yogini Ekadasi - June 20

Jeth Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Jeth Gujarati calendar 2017 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from May 26, 2017 to June 8.
Jyeshta Maas 2017 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from June 9, 2017 to June 24, 2017.

Purnima in Gujarati Jyeshta month
Jeth Purnima or Full moon day is on June 9, 2017. The Purnima begins at 4:16 PM on June 8 and ends at 6:39 PM on June 9. Purnima Vrat is on June 8. Vat Purnima Vrat is observed on June 8.

Amas in Gujarati Jeth month
Jyeshta Amas or No moon day is on June 24, 2017. The Amavasi begins at  11:50 AM on June 23 and ends at 8:01 AM on June 24.

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Jeth Maas
June 6 - Pradosh Vrat
June 21 - Prdosh Vrat

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is in Jyeshta Maas is on June 13 – Moonrise is at 10:11 PM – Indian standard time.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Jeth Mahina are:
Ganga Dashara begins – May 26
Rambha Vrat – May 28
Aranya Sashti – May 31
Vindhyavasini Puja – May 31
Ganga Dashara ends – June 3
Vat Savitri Vrat Begins – June 7
Vat Purnima – June 9

Please note that Jyeshta month 2017 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from May 11 to June 9.

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.