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Gujarati Chaitra Month in 2023 - Chait Mahina in Traditional Hindu Calendar in Gujarat in 2023

Chaitra Mahina is the sixth month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Chaitra month 2023 in Gujarati Calendar begins on March 22 to April 20. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the current year in Gujarati Calendar is the Vikram Year 2079. Some of the important festivals in the month are Chaitra Navratri, Ram Navami, Swaminarayan Jayanti and Hanuman Jayanti.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Gujarat Chaitra Maas
Kamada Ekadasi – April 2
Varuthini Ekadasi – April 16

Shiva Pradosh Fasting Dates in Chaitra Month are:
Pradosh – April 3
Pradosha – April 17

Chaitra Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padvo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Chaitra Month Sud Padvo in 2023 (Waxing phase of moon) is from March 22 to April 6.
Chaitra Month 2023 Vad Padvo (Waning phase of moon) is from April 7 to April 20.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesha is on April 9, 2023 – Moonrise is at 10:10 PM – Indian standard time.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Chaitra month 2023
Chaitra Poonam or Full moon day is on April 6, 2023
Time is from 9:19 AM on April 5 to 10:04 AM on April 6
Purnima Vrat is on April 5.
Vaishakh Snan begins on the day.

Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Chaitra month 2023
Chaitra Amas or No moon day is on April 20. The Amavasya time is from 11:24 AM on April 19 to 9:42 AM on April 20.

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Chaitra Month
Gudi Padva (Maharashtrian New Year) – March 22
Chaitra Navratri begins –   March 22
Gowri Tritiya –  March 24
Matsya Jayanti –  March 24
Sri Panchami and Lakshmi Panchami – March 26
Ashoka Ashtami - March 29
Ram Navami –  March 30
Chaitra Navratri ends -  March 30
Anang Trayodashi -  April 4
Hanuman Janma Upvaas – April 5
Hanuman Jayanti – April 6

Note – Chaitra mahina 2023 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from March 8, 2023 and ends on April 6, 2023.

Note – Chaitra Month in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Gujarati Calendar. But in these regions, Chaitra is the first month in a traditional Hindu calendar.

Next month in Gujarati Calendar is the Vaishakh Month.