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Bhadrapada Masa 2017 – Telugu Bhadrapad Month in Andhra Pradesh in 2017



Bhadrapada Masa is the sixth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Telugu Bhadrapad Masam 2017 is from August 22 to September 20.  Some of the auspicious days in the month include Vinayaka Chavithi or Ganesh Chaturthi, Swarna Gouri Vratam, Rishi Panchami, Jyeshta Devi Puja, Ananta Chaturdashi and Proshtapadi Shraddha.

Some Hindu communities perform Tarpan and Shradh for dead parents and relatives during the Mahalaya Krishna Paksha period of Bhadrapada month  (September 6 to September 19).

Telugu Bhadrapada Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Bhadrapada Masa Telugu calendar 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from August 22 to September 6.
Telugu Bhadrapad Masam 2017 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from September 7, 2017 to September 20, 2017. This is the Mahalya Shradh period.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Bhadrapada Masa are:
Parivartini Ekadasi – September 2
Indira Ekadasi – September 16

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Bhadrapada Masa are:
Pradosh – September 3
Pradosh – September 17

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesha is on September 9, 2017 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:04 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Purnima in Telugu Bhadrapada Masa
Bhadrapada Purnima or Full moon day is on September 6, 2017. The Purnima begins at 12:41 PM on September 5 and ends at 12:32 PM on September 6. Mahalya Shradh period begins on the day. Purnima Shradh is observed on the day. The day is also observed as Proshtapadi Shraddha.

Amavasi in Telugu Bhadrapada Masa
Bhadrapad Amavasya or No moon day is on September 20, 2017. The Amavasi begins at 11:52 AM on September 19 and ends at 10:59 AM on September 20.  Mahalaya Shradh is marked on September 19. This is the Mahalaya Amavasi also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasi.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Bhadrapad Masa are:
Balram Jayanti – August 23
Dhanvantri Jayanti –  August 23
Swarna Gouri Vratam –  August 24
Varah Jayanti – August 24
Ganesh Chaturthi – August 25
Rishi Panchami – August 26
Jyeshta Gauri Puja – August 30
Vaman Jayanti – September 2/3
Anant Chaturdasi – September 5
Proshtapadi Pournami – September 5
Pitrupaksha Shradh from September 6 to September 20
Avidhava Navami –  September 14
Mahalaya Shradh -  September 19

Please note that Bhadrapad month 2017 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from August 8 and ends on September 6, 2017.

Bhadrapada Masa in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka is similar to the Telugu Calendar.

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Ashvina Masa.

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