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Bhadrapada Mahina 2023 – Bhadra Month in Traditional North Indian Calendar in 2023

Bhadrapada Mahina is the sixth month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India – Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi are observed in this month. Bhadrapad Month 2023 is from August 31 to September 29. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2080.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhadrapad Month 2023 is on September 3. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:36 PM. 

Bhadrapad Month 2023 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Bhadrapad Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from August 31 to September 15.
Bhadra Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from September 16 to September 29.

Bhadrapada Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Aja Ekadasi – September 10
Jal Jhulani – September 25

Bhadra Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – September 12
Pradosh –  September 27

Bhadrapada Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on September 14 and September 15
The Amavasi begins at 4:25 AM on Sept 14 and ends at 6:26 AM on September 15.
Pithori and Kushaharini Amavas are observed on September 14.

Bhadrapada Purnima in Hindu Calendar
Purnima is on September 29, 2023.
The Purnima Vrat is marked on September 28.
The Purnima begins at 6:17 PM on September 28 and ends at 4:02 PM on September 29.
Purnima Shradh in North India - Mahalaya begins on September 29

Festivals and auspicious days in Bhadrapada Mahina 2023 in North India
Kajari Teej – September 2
Raksha Panchami – September 4
Janmashtami – September 7
Guga Navami – September 8
Hartalika Teej – September 18
Ganesh Chaturthi – September 19
Rishi Panchami – September 20
Radha Ashtami – September 22
16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat begins - September 22
Anant Chaturdashi – September 28
Pitru Paksha Purnima Shradh - September 29

Please note that Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh begins on September 16, 2023 and ends on October 14, 2023.

Next month in North Indian calendar is the Ashwin Month