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Monday, October 20, 2014

(6.2.20) When is/ was Adkhik Maas

Adhik Maas


What is Adhik Maas ?
In the Hindu lunar calendar there comes an extra or an additional month every third year. This additional month is known as Adhik Maas. The other names for Adhik Maas are Purushottam Maas/ Mal Maas etc. ( For More detail click here)

When is Adhik Maas in the year 2015 ?
Aashadh is the Adhik Maas in Vikram Samwat 2072.

1. Shuddha Maas or Pure Maas dates are as follow :-
A. First Aashadha Krishna Paksh from Pratipada to Amavasya i.e. from 3 June 2015 to 16 June, 2015.
B. Second Aashadha shukla Paksh from Pratipada to Purnima i.e. from 17 July, 2015 to 31 July,  2015.
Note - All the auspicious activities and Vrat and festivals which come in the month of Aashadh are celebrated during the period given above.

2. Mal Maas - 
First Aashadha Sukla Paksh from Pratipada to Purnima and second Aashadha Krishan Paksh from Pratipada to Amlavashya i.e. from 17 June, 2015 to 16 July, 2015 will be considered  as Mal Maas.
Note- No auspicious activities are done nor any religious celebrations are observed during this period.
The table showing Adhik Maas from 2001 AD to 2042 AD-
Year    Ashik Maas     Vikram Samwat
2001     Ashvin                 2058
2004     Shravan               2061
2007     Jyeshtha              2064
2010     Vaisakh               2067
2012     Bhadrapad           2069
2015     Aashadhh            2072
2018     Jyeshtha              2075
2020     Aashvin               2077
2023     Shravan               2080
2026     Jyeshtha               2083
2029     Chaitra                 2086
2031     Bhadrapad            2088
2034     Aashadh               2091
2037    Jyeshtha                2094
2039    Aashvin                 2096
2042     Shravan                2099
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