Significance, Festivals and Fasting of Jyeshta Month 2024

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  • Jyeshta Month 2024
  • Month Start : Friday, 24 May 2024
  • Month End : Sunday, 23 June 2024

Jyeshta is the name of the third month in Hinduism, which is called Jyeshta month in the lunar Hindu calendar. According to Hindu religion Vikram Sawant is the third month. The months of May and June are in the Gregorian calendar. Now in the language, the month of Jyeshta is also called the month of Jet.

Jyeshta month is starting from Friday, 24 May 2024 and ends on Sunday, 23 June 2024. According to the Hindu calendar, each month has its own importance, thus Jyeshta month also has importance.

The month of Jyeshta is the third month in Vikram Samvat. The names of the Hindu months are based on the constellations. In Hinduism, the changing of the month depends on the lunar cycle, the constellation on which the moon is located, that month is named on the basis of that constellation. On the full moon of Jyestha month, the Moon stays in Jyestha Nakshatra, hence this month is called the month of Jyestha.

Known as Joishtho in Bengali, it is the second month of the Bengali calendar. In Tamil, the month is known as Aani. In Vedic astrology, Jyeshta begins with the Sun entering Taurus, and is the second month of the year.

Significance of Jyestha Month

It is believed that Ganga descended on earth in the month of Jyeshta, this day is known as Ganga Dussehra. Lord Shani Dev was also born in Jyeshta month, hence Jyeshta month is considered to be of special importance in Hindu religion. In the month of Jyeshta, the heat is at its fullest. That is why Jyeshta month is also called the month of summer.

Major fasts and festivals of Jyeshta month

Lord Shani Dev Jayanti, Ganga Dussehra and Nirjala Ekadashi are the major fasts and festivals. In the month of Jyeshta, Budhwa Mangal is very important. It is celebrated on every Tuesday of Jyeshta month. Lord Hanuman is worshiped on this day.

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