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Noun1.Bhadrapada - the sixth month of the Hindu calendar
Hindu calendar - the lunisolar calendar governing the religious life of Hindus; an extra month is inserted after every month in which there are two new moons (once every three years)
Hindu calendar month - any lunisolar month in the Hindu calendar
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Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10-day festival which commences on the fourth day of Bhadrapada month in the Hindu lunisolar calendar.
Eade explains: 'A match of 21: Uttarasadha with 4: Saubhagya would require the month to be Bhadrapada around 10-11 waxing.
Dubai Thousands of Indian expatriates yesterday celebrated the Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi that marks the deity Ganesha's birthday on the fourth day of the fortnight of Bhadrapada, a month in the Hindu calendar.
The months of the Indian year are, in order, Caitra, Vaisakha, Jyaistha, Asadha, Sravana, Bhadrapada, Asvina, Karttika, Margasirsa, Pausya, Magha and Phalguna.
The families as well as neighborhoods celebrate this colourful festival with great gusto from the fourth day of the bright half of the lunar month, Bhadrapada and continue till the fourteenth day.
(Cat III Vi 52, dated NS 470 Bhadrapada 2-3), Brhajjataka (Cat.