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Bhadrapada Mahina 2024 – Bhadra Month in Traditional North Indian Calendar in 2024

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 2024 is from August 20 to September 18. 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 2081.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhadrapad Month 2024 is on August 22. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:20 PM. 

Bhadrapad Month 2024 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Bhadrapad Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from August 20 to September 3.
Bhadra Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from September 4 to September 18.

Bhadrapada Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Aja Ekadasi – August 29/30
Jal Jhulani – September 14

Bhadra Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – August 31
Pradosh –  September 15

Bhadrapada Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on September 2 and September 3
The Amavasi begins at 4:54 AM on Sept 2 and ends at 6:21 AM on September 3.
Pithori and Kushaharini Amavas are observed on September 2.

Bhadrapada Purnima in Hindu Calendar
Purnima is on September 18, 2024.
The Purnima Vrat is marked on September 17.
The Purnima begins at 11:00 AM on September 17 and ends at 8:41 AM on September 18.
Purnima Shradh in North India - Mahalaya begins on September 18

Festivals and auspicious days in Bhadrapada Mahina 2024 in North India
Kajari Teej – August 22
Raksha Panchami – August 24
Janmashtami – August 26/27
Guga Navami – August 27
Hartalika Teej – September 6
Ganesh Chaturthi – September 7
Rishi Panchami – September 8
Radha Ashtami – September 11
16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat begins - September 10
Anant Chaturdashi – September 17
Pitru Paksha Purnima Shradh - September 18

Please note that Bhadrapad month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh begins on September 4, 2024 and ends on October 2, 2024.

Next month in North Indian calendar is the Ashwin Month