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Jyeshta Mahina 2018 in Hindi North Indian Calendars – Jaishta Month Adhik Mahina or Extra Jyeshta Month in 2018


Jyeshta Mahina is the third month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India. There is an Adhik Jyeshta Mahina or extra month in 2018. Jyeshta Mahina 2018 is from May 1 to June 28. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North India states. A month is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2075.

Adhik Jyeshta Mahina in North Indian Purnimat Calendars - In 2018, there is an Adhik Jyeshta Mahina in traditional Hindu lunar calendar from May 16 to June 13, 2018 (You can learn about Adhik Mahina in Hindu calendars here)

What to do in Jyeshta Month?

Water is to be saved and judiciously in this month. Sun or Surya Bhagavan is in his Rudra form in this month. This is his fiercest form. In olden days, water was worshipped in this month. Puja of Varun Dev, the lord of waters, is performed in this month.

Vasudev form of Sri Krishna is also worshipped in this month.

Jyeshta Mahina Mantra

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya
ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय

or

Om Narayanaya Vidmahe Vasudevaya Deemahi. 
Tanno Vishnum Prachodayat 
ॐ नारायाणाय विद्महे वासुदेवाय धीमहि।
 तन्नो विष्णुः प्रचोदयात्

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Jyeshta 2018 is May 3, Moonrise or Chandrdaya Time is 9:53 PM.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in in Adhik Jyeshta 2018 is June 2, Moonrise or Chandrdaya Time is 10:12 PM.


Jyeshta Mahina 2018 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Jyeshta Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from May 1 to May 15
Jyeshta Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from June 14 to June 28, 2018

Jyeshta Adhik Mahina 2018 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Jyeshta Adhik Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from May 16 to May 29, 2018
Jyeshta Adhik Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from May 30 to June 13.

Jyeshta Ekadasi Vrat

Apara Ekadasi / Acchala – May 11, 2018
Nirjala Ekadasi – June 24, 2018

Jyeshta Adhik Ekadasi Vrat

Kamala Ekadasi – May 25, 2018
Kamala Ekadasi– June 10, 2018

Jyeshta Pradosh Vrat

Pradosh – May 13
Pradosh - June 25

Jyeshta Adik Pradosh Vrat

Pradosh – May 26
Pradosh - June 11

Jyeshta Amavasi

  • Amavasya is on May15, 2018. 
  • The day is observed as Shani Jayanti, Savitri Amavasya and Vat Savitri Amavasya Puja. 
  • The Amavasi begins at 6:59 PM on May 14, 2018 and ends at 5:35 PM on May 15, 2018.

Jyeshta Adhik Amavasi

  • Adhik Amavasya is on June 13, 2018. 
  • The Adhik Amavasi begins at 3:48 AM on June 13, 2018 and ends at 1:47 AM on June 14, 2018.

Jyeshta Adhik Purnima

  • Adhik Purnima is on May 29, 2018. 
  • The Adhik Amavasi begins at 6:15 PM on May 28, 2018 and ends at 7:00 PM on May 29, 2018.

Jyeshta Purnima

  • Purnima is on June 28, 2018. 
  • The Purnima begins at 7:45 AM on June 27 and ends at 7:45 AM on June 28. Purnima Vrat is on June 27.

Festivals and auspicious days in Jyeshta Mahina 2018

Shanidev Jayanti – May 15
Savitri Amavasya – May 15
Aranya Sashti – June 19
Ganga Dashara – June 23
Vat Purnima – June 27

Please note that Jyeshta month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Goa and Andhra Pradesh begins on June 14 and ends on July 13.

Adhik Jyeshta Mahina in these regions is from from May 16 to June 13, 2018.

Next month in North Indian Hindu Calendar is Ashada Month.