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Gujarati Chaitra Month in 2024 - Chait Mahina in Traditional Hindu Calendar in Gujarat in 2024

Chaitra Mahina is the sixth month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in GujaratIndia. Chaitra month 2024 in Gujarati Calendar begins on April 9 to May 8. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the current year in Gujarati Calendar is the Vikram Year 2080. 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 19
Varuthini Ekadasi – May 4

Shiva Pradosh Fasting Dates in Chaitra Month are:
Pradosh – April 21
Pradosha – May 5

Chaitra Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padvo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Chaitra Month Sud Padvo in 2024 (Waxing phase of moon) is from April 9 to April 23.
Chaitra Month 2024 Vad Padvo (Waning phase of moon) is from April 24 to May 8.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesha is on April 27, 2024 – Moonrise is at 10:10 PM – Indian standard time.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Chaitra month 2024
Chaitra Poonam or Full moon day is on April 23, 2024 (Full moon)
Time is from 3:26 AM on April 23 to 5:16 AM on April 24
Purnima Vrat is on April 23.
Hanuman Jayanti is on April 23
Vaishakh Snan begins on the day.

Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Chaitra month 2024
Chaitra Amas or No moon day is on May 8. 
The Amavasya time is from 11:41 AM on May 7 to 8:52 AM on May 8.

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Chaitra Month
Chaitra Navratri begins – April 9
Gowri Tritiya – April 11
Matsya Jayanti – April 11
Sri Panchami and Lakshmi Panchami – April 12
Ashoka Ashtami - April 16
Ram Navami –  April 17
Swaminarayan Jayanti - April 17
Chaitra Navratri ends -  April 17
Anang Trayodashi -  April 21
Hanuman Janma Upvaas – April 22
Hanuman Jayanti – April 23

Note – Chaitra mahina 2024 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from March 26 and ends on April 23, 2024.

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.