Bhadrapada Masam Festivals in Calendar

Bhadrapada Masam Festivals Dates in Telugu Calendar (August/ September)

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Bhadrapada Masam Festivals Dates in Calendar

Bhadrapada is the sixth lunar month in traditional Hindu calendar. Bhadrapada month is not good for marriages gruhapravesams (Housewarmings)it is considered as shunya masam. This is also the second month of rainy season there many and festivals that are celebrated to overcome the ill affects of the rainy season.

Bhadrapada masam in North India begins on Tuesday, 23 August and ends on Thursday, 22 September

Bhadrapada masam in South India stars on August 28 and ends on September 25.

Some of the auspicious days in the month include Vinayaka Chavithi or Ganesh Chaturthi, Swarna Gowri Vratam, Rishi Panchami, Jyeshta Devi Puja, Anant Chaturdashi and Prostapadi Shraddha.

Some Hindu communities perform Tarpan and Shraddha for dead parents and relatives during the Mahalaya Krishna Paksha period of Bhadrapada month (September 14 to September 28).

Important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Bhadrapada Masa are:

Balaram Jayanti – September 8
Dhanvantari Jayanti – September 8
Hartalika Tritiya – September 9
Varaha Jayanti – September 9
Swarna Gauri Vrat – September 9
Ganesh Chaturthi – September 10
Rishi Panchami – September 11
Vaman Jayanti – September 17
Anant Chaturdashi – September 19
Prostapadi Pournami – September 20
Pitru Paksha Shradh from September 21 to October 6
Kalashtami – September 29
Avidhava Navami – September 30
Mahalaya Shraddha – October 6


Pradosh Fasting Dates in Bhadrapada Masam are:
Pradosh – September 18
Pradosh – October 4

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Bhadrapada Masam are:
Parivartini Ekadasi – September 17
Indira Ekadasi – October 2

Sankashtahara Chaturthi Vrata:

on 24, 2021 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:43 PM – Indian Standard Time.
Bhadrapada Masa Purnima:
Bhadrapada Purnima or Full moon day is on September 20, 2021.
The Purnima begins at 5:28 AM on September 20 and ends at 5:24 AM on September 21.
Mahalaya Shradh period begins on the day.
Purnima Shradh is observed on the day.
Amavasya in Telugu Bhadrapada Masa
Bhadrapada Amavasya:
Bhadrapada Amavasya or No moon day is October 6, 2021.
The Amavasi begins at 7:04 PM on October 5 and ends at 4:35 PM on October 6.
Mahalaya Shraddha is marked on October 6.
This is the Mahalaya Amavasya also known asSarva Pitru Amavasya.
 
 
Check here rituals should be followed on Amavasya: Amavasya Puja Vidhi and Vrat
List of Bhadrapada Festivals:
 
Kajari Teej:
Next Teej after Hariyali Teej which comes after fifteen days of Hariyali Teej is known as Kajari Teej.

Kajari Teej is also known as Badi Teej as opposed to Chhoti Teej which is also known as Hariyali Teej. Kajari Teej is also spelled as Kajali Teej or Kajri Teej. In some regions Kajari Teej is known as Satudi Teej.

Teej festivity is observed with much fanfare by women in North Indian states, especially in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

Kajari Teej Puja:

Kajari Teej on Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Tritiya Tithi Begins – 04:04 PM on Aug 24, 2021
Tritiya Tithi Ends – 04:18 PM on Aug 25, 2021
 
Krishna Janmashtami: 
Krishna Janmashtami Puja Muhurat:
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Krishna Janmashtami on Monday, August 30, 2021
Nishita Puja Time – 11:35 PM to 12:21 AM, Aug 31
Duration – 00 Hours 46 Mins
Dahi Handi on Tuesday, August 31, 2021
 
Parana as per Dharma Shastra:
Parana Time – after 09:44 AM, Aug 31
On Parana Day Rohini Nakshatra End Time – 09:44 AM
On Parana Day Ashtami got over before Sunrise
Alternate Parana as per Dharma Shastra:
Parana Time – after 05:43 AM, Aug 31
Parana can be done on next day sunrise after Deva Puja, Visarjan etc.
Parana as per modern tradition in society:
Parana Time – after 12:21 AM, Aug 31
at many places in India, Parana is done after Nishita i.e. Hindu midnight
Night Moment – 11:58 PM
Chandrodaya Moment – 11:33 PM Krishna Dashami
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 11:25 PM on Aug 29, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 01:59 AM on Aug 31, 2021
Rohini Nakshatra Begins – 06:39 AM on Aug 30, 2021
Rohini Nakshatra Ends – 09:44 AM on Aug 31, 2021
Krishna Janmashtami is a festival commemorating the birth of Lord Krishna. Lord Krishna was the eighth incarnation of Vishnu’s Dashavatara.

Aja Ekadashi:

Aja Ekadashi Parana:
Aja Ekadashi on Friday, September 3, 2021
On 4th Sep, Parana Time – 05:44 AM to 08:13 AM
On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment – 08:24 AM
Ekadashi Tithi Begins – 06:21 AM on Sep 02, 2021
Ekadashi Tithi Ends – 07:44 AM on Sep 03, 2021
Aja Ekadashi date as per ISKCON

Aja Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.

Dahi Handi:

Dahi Handi Muhurat:
Dahi Handi on Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Krishna Janmashtami on Monday, August 30, 2021
ISKCON Janmashtami on Monday, August 30, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 11:25 PM on Aug 29, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 01:59 AM on Aug 31, 2021

Dahi Handi is a famous sportive event organized in the cities of Maharashtra and Goa. Dahi Handi is celebrated on the next day of Krishna Janmashtami.

Gayatri Japam:
Gayatri Japam Muhurat:
Gayatri Japam on Monday, August 23, 2021
Yajurveda Upakarm on Sunday, August 22, 2021
Gayatri Japam day is linked with Upakarma day and it is observed on the next of Shravani Upakarma day.
The young students of Veda begin their learning with the ritual of Upakarma. The sacred thread is adorned with the chanting of Vedic Mantra on the auspicious day of Shravana Purnima. The sacred thread is known as Janeu, Yajnopavita and Jandhyam.
On the next day of Upakarma ritual, the wearer of the sacred thread repeats Gayatri Mantra several times preferably in the morning. The repeatedly chanting of Gayatri Mantra, usually 108 and 1008 times, is known as Gayatri Japam. Gayatri Japam is more popular is South Indian Brahmins.
Gayatri Japam day is also known as Gayatri Pratipada or Gayatri Padyami in Andhra and Telangana regions.
Hartalika Teej:
Hartalika Teej Puja:

Hartalika Teej on Thursday, September 9, 2021
Pratahkala Hartalika Puja Muhurat – 05:44 AM to 08:12 AM
Duration – 02 Hours 28 Mins
Pradoshkala Hartalika Puja Muhurat – 06:04 PM to 08:24 PM
Duration – 02 Hours 20 Mins
Tritiya Tithi Begins – 02:33 AM on Sep 09, 2021
Tritiya Tithi Ends – 12:18 AM on Sep 10, 2021

Hartalika Vrat is known as Gowri Habba in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and it is a significant festival to get blessing of Goddess Gowri. On the day of Gowri Habba women observe Swarna Gowri Vratha to seek blessings of Goddess Gowri for happy married life.
Teej festivity is observed with much fanfare by women in North Indian states, especially in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. Three famous Teejs which are celebrated by women during Sravan and Bhadrapada months are:
Hariyali Teej
Kajari Teej
Hartalika Teej
Haritalika Teej comes one month after Hariyali Teej and most of the time celebrated one day before Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ganesh Chaturthi:
Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Time:

Ganesha Chaturthi on Friday, September 10, 2021
Madhyahna Ganesha Puja Muhurat – 10:40 AM to 01:08 PM
Duration – 02 Hours 28 Mins
Ganesha Visarjan on Sunday, September 19, 2021
Time to avoid Moon sighting – 08:39 AM to 08:39 PM
Duration – 12 Hours 00 Mins
Chaturthi Tithi Begins – 12:18 AM on Sep 10, 2021
Chaturthi Tithi Ends – 09:57 PM on Sep 10, 2021

On Ganesh Chaturthi devotees worship Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesha is worshipped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.

check here Ganesh Chaturthi Puja Vidhi

Rishi Panchami:
Rishi Panchami Upavas:

Rishi Panchami on Saturday, September 11, 2021
Rishi Panchami Puja Muhurat – 10:40 AM to 01:07 PM
Duration – 02 Hours 28 Mins
Panchami Tithi Begins – 09:57 PM on Sep 10, 2021
Panchami Tithi Ends – 07:37 PM on Sep 11, 2021

Rishi Panchami is not a festival but a fasting day observed by women to pay obeisance to the Sapta Rishis and to get purified from Rajaswala Dosha.

Radha Ashtami:
Radha Ashtami Vrat:
Radha Ashtami on Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 03:10 PM on Sep 13, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 01:09 PM on Sep 14, 2021
Radha Ashtami celebrates the birth of Radha, who was the consort of the Lord Krishna during the period of his life when he lived among the cowherds of Vrindavana.

Parsva Ekadashi:
September 17, 2021, Friday
Parsva Ekadashi -Shukla Ekadashi
Bhadrapada, Shukla Ekadashi
Begins – 09:36 AM, Sep 16
Ends – 08:07 AM, Sep 17
Parivartini Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.

Ganesh Visarjan:
Visarjan on Anant Chaturdashi:
Ganesha Visarjan on Anant Chaturdashi on Sunday, September 19, 2021
Auspicious Choghadiya Muhurat for Ganesha Visarjan
Morning Muhurat (Chara, Labha, Amrita) – 07:40 AM to 12:15 PM
Afternoon Muhurat (Shubha) – 01:46 PM to 03:18 PM
Evening Muhurat (Shubha, Amrita, Chara) – 06:21 PM to 10:46 PM
Night Muhurat (Labha) – 01:43 AM to 03:12 AM, Sep 20
Early Morning Muhurat (Shubha) – 04:40 AM to 06:08 AM, Sep 20
Chaturdashi Tithi Begins – 05:59 AM on Sep 19, 2021
Chaturdashi Tithi Ends – 05:28 AM on Sep 20, 2021
On Ganesh Visarjan day the idol of Ganesha is immersed in water body, usually in lakes or ponds after a large procession.

Vamana Jayanti: 
Vamana Jayanti Muhurat: 
Vamana Jayanti on Friday, September 17, 2021
Dwadashi Tithi Begins – 08:07 AM on Sep 17, 2021
Dwadashi Tithi Ends – 06:54 AM on Sep 18, 2021
Shravana Nakshatra Begins – 04:09 AM on Sep 17, 2021
Shravana Nakshatra Ends – 03:36 AM on Sep 18, 2021
Mahalakshmi Vrat begins on Shukla Ashtami during Bhadrapada month which comes after four days of Ganesha Chaturthi.
Vamana Jayanti is the birth anniversary of Lord Vishnu. Vamana was the fifth incarnation of Lord Vishnu during Treta Yuga.

Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins:
Mahalakshmi Vrat Timings:
Mahalakshmi Vrat on Monday, September 13, 2021
Moonrise Time – None
Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins on Monday, September 13, 2021
Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends on Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 03:10 PM on Sep 13, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 01:09 PM on Sep 14, 2021
Mahalakshmi Vrat begins on Shukla Ashtami during Bhadrapada month which comes after four days of Ganesha Chaturthi. Mahalakshmi Vrat is observed for sixteen consecutive days which ends on Krishna Ashtami during Ashwin month (as per Purnimanta calendar followed in North India). Depending on leaped and skipped Tithi during fasting period, total fasting days might reduce to fifteen days or might increase to seventeen days. The fasting is done to appease and seek blessing of Mahalakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and prosperity.
Bhadrapada Shukla Ashtami is also observed as birth anniversary of Goddess Radha which is popularly known as Radha Ashtami. The day, when Mahalakshmi Vrat begins, is significant as this day coincides with Durva Ashtami Vrat when Durva grass is worshipped. The same day is also observed as Jyeshta Devi Puja which is performed for three consecutive days.
Anant Chaturdashi:
Anant Chaturdashi on Sunday, September 19, 2021
Anant Chaturdashi Puja Muhurat – 06:08 AM to 05:28 AM, Sep 20
Duration – 23 Hours 20 Mins
Chaturdashi Tithi Begins – 05:59 AM on Sep 19, 2021
Chaturdashi Tithi Ends – 05:28 AM on Sep 20, 2021
Anant Chaturdashi is the most significant day to worship Lord Vishnu in Anant form. On this day devotees of Lord Vishnu observe a day long fast and tie sacred thread during Puja.

Durva Ashtami:
Durva Ashtami Puja Timings:

Durva Ashtami on Monday, September 13, 2021
Purva Viddha Time – 03:10 PM to 06:29 PM
Duration – 03 Hours 18 Mins
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 03:10 PM on Sep 13, 2021
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 01:09 PM on Sep 14, 2021

Durvashtami Vrat is observed during Shukla Paksha Ashtami in the month of Bhadrapada. Durva Ashtami Vrat is mainly observed by women.

Next Month Festivals check here Ashwin/Ashwayuja Masam Festivals in Telugu Calendar (September/October)