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Gujarati Ashad Maas 2023 – Ashada Month in Traditional Gujarat Calendar in 2023

Ashad Mahina is the ninth month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Ashada Maas 2023 is from June 19 to July 17. The auspicious days in the month include Devshayani Ekadasi, Jaya Parvati Vrat, Gauri Vrat, Guru Purnima and Hariyali Amas.

Ahmedabad Jagannath Rath Yatra is on June 20, 2023.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Ashad Maas
Devshayani Ekadasi – June 29
Kamika Ekadasi –  July 13

Ashad Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Ashad Gujarati calendar 2023 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from June 19 to July 3, 2023.
Ashada Maas 2023 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from July 4 to July 17, 2023.

Purnima in Gujarati Ashada month
  • Ashada Purnima or Full moon day is on July 3, 2023.
  • The Purnima Vrat is marked on July 2.
  • The Purnima begins at 8:22 PM on July 2 and ends at 5:08 PM on July 3. 
  • Vyasa and Guru Purnima are observed on July 3. 
  • Shirdi Utsav is on July 3. 
Amas in Gujarati Ashada month
  • Ashada Amas or No moon day is on July 17.
  • The Amavasi begins at 10:08 PM on July 16 and ends at 12:02 AM on July 18, 2023.
  • Deep Puja - July 17
Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is in Ashada Mahina is on July 6 – Moonrise is at 9:56 PM  – Indian standard time.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Ashad Mahina are:
Devshayani Ekadashi - June 29
Gauri Vrat begins - June 29
Jaya Parvati Vrat starts - July 1
Guru Poornima - July 3
Gauri Vrat ends - July 3
Jaya Parvati Jagran - July 5
Hindola Begins – July 4
Divaso – July 17
Hariyali Amavasya - July 17

Please note that Ashad month 2023 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from June 5 to July 3.

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

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Shravan or Sawan Month.