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Bhadrapada Mahina 2020 – Bhadra Month in Traditional North Indian Calendar in 2020

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 2020 is from August 4 to September 2. 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 2077.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhadrapad Month 2020 is on August 7. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 9:13 PM. 

Bhadrapad Month 2020 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

 Bhadrapad Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from August 4 to August 19.
Bhadra Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from August 20 to September 2.

Bhadrapada Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Aja Ekadasi – August 15
Jal Jhulani – August 29

Bhadra Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – August 16
Pradosh – August 30

Bhadrapada Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India

Amavasya is on August 19
The Amavasi begins at 9:27 AM on August 18 and ends at 8:03 AM on August 19.
Pithori and Kushaharini Amavas are observed on August 18.

Bhadrapada Purnima in Hindu Calendar

Purnima is on September 2, 2020.
The Purnima Vrat is marked on September 1.
The Purnima begins at 8:46 AM on September 1 and ends at 9:34 AM on September 2.
Purnima Shradh in North India - Mahalaya begins on September 2

Festivals and auspicious days in Bhadrapada Mahina 2020 in North India
Kajari Teej – August 6
Raksha Panchami – August 8
Janmashtami – August 11 and August 12
Guga Navami – August 13
Hartalika Teej – August 21
Ganesh Chaturthi – August 22
Rishi Panchami – August 23
Radha Ashtami – August 26
16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat begins - August 26
Anant Chaturdashi – September 1
Pitru Paksha Purnima Shradh - September 2

Please note that Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh begins on August 19, 2020 and ends on September 17, 2020.

Next month in North Indian calendar is the Ashwin Month

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