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Gujarati Bhadrapada Maas 2024 – Bhadaro Month in Traditional Hindu Gujarat Calendar in 2024

Bhadrapad Maas is the eleventh month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Bhadro Month 2024 is from September 4 to October 2. The auspicious days in the month include Ganesh Chaturthi, Rushi and Sam Pancham, Kevda Trij, Anant Chaturdashi and Praushthpadi Purnima. The second fortnight of the Bhadarva month (Krishna Paksha or Waning phase of moon) is dedicated to observing the Shradh and Tarpan rituals for the dead ancestors and relatives.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Bhadro Maas
Parivartini Ekadashi – September 14
Indira Ekadashi – October 28

2024 Bhadro Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padvo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Bhadarvo Gujarati calendar 2024 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from September 4 to September 18.
Bhadrapad Maas 2024 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from September 19 to October 2. Mahalaya Shradh and Tarpan period.

Purnima in Gujarati Bhadra month
  • Bhadra Purnima (Poonam) or  Full moon day is on September 18, 2024. 
  • The Purnima begins at 11:44 AM on September 17 and ends at 8:03 AM on September 18. 
  • Mahalaya Shradh period begins on the day. 
  • Purnima Shradh is observed on the day.
Amas in Gujarati Bhadro month
  • Bhadra Amas or No moon day is on October 2, 2024.
  • The Amavasi begins at 9:38 PM on October 1 and ends at 12:18 AM on October 3.
  • Mahalaya Shraddha is marked on October 2.
  • This is the Mahalaya Amavasya also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasya.

Pradosh Fasting dedicated to Shiva
Pradosh – September 15
Pradosh – October 30 - Som Pradosh

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Bhadrapad Month is on September 21, 2024 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:43 PM  – Indian Standard Time.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Bhadro Mahina are:
Sam Shravani – September 15
Kevda Trij –  September 5
Ganesh Chaturthi -  September 7
Sam Pancham – September 8
Rushi Pancham –  September 8
Dharo Atham -  September 11
Vaman Jayanti –  September 15
Anant Chaturdashi – September 17
Pitrupaksha Shradh from September 18 to October 2
Mahalaya Shradh - October 2

Please note that Bhadra month 2024 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from August 20 and ends on September 18, 2024.

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

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Ashwin or Aso month.