Aashada Month 2017 | Aashad Masam 2017 Dates

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Aashad maasam has a lot of significance in Hindu philosophy and is the fourth month in the Hindu lunar calender. Purnima (Full Moon day) during Aashad masam is known as Mahaa Ashadhi, during this day moon comes nearer to the constellation of Purva / Uttara Ashada star and hence this month is known as Aashada.

Purnimant calenders are fallowed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Bihar. Here Aashad Masam starts on 10th June 2017 and ends on 10th July 2017. Yogini Ekadashi, Jagannatha Ratha yatra, Deva Shayani Ekadashi and Guru Purnima are the major festivals during this month.

Amavasyant calenders are fallowed in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and here Aashad masam starts on 24th June 2017 and ends on 24th July 2017. Jagannatha Ratha yatra, Deva Shayani Ekadashi, Guru Purnima and Kamika Ekadashi are the major festivals in this month.

Prime Deity of Aashad month is Lord Vamana. Chaturmasya vrat starts during this month. Pada raksha daan, Chatra (Umbrella) Daan, Amalaki Daan and lavana Daan are considered auspicious during the Ashada Month.

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