Vaishakam or Baisakham is the first month of Bengali calendar.

The second month in Telugu, Tamil, Marathi and Goan calendars & The seventh month in Gujarati calendar.

Hindus follow Two types of calendars. One is Amant, Second is Purnimant.

Amant calendar is followed in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Purnimant Calendar is followed in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar.

But all the festivals will fall on the same day as per Gregorian calendar.

For understanding more, read about Amant & Purnimant Calendars.

Festivals in Vaishakam Month

Amant Festivals Purnimant Festivals
Parashurama Jayanthi Varuthini Ekadashi
Akshaya Tritiya Parashurama Jayanthi
Ganga Sapthami Akshaya Tritiya
Sita Navami Ganga Sapthami
Mohini Ekadashi Sita Navami
Narasimha Jayanthi Mohini Ekadashi
Buddha Purnima Narasimha Jayanthi
Kurma Jayanthi Buddha Purnima
Naradajayanthi Kurma Jayanthi
Apara Ekadashi
Vat Savitri Vrat
Shani Jayanthi

 

Know more about 12 Hindu Months.

 

 

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