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Ashadha or Aashaadha or Aadi (Hindi: आसाढ़ Āsāṛh or आषाढ Āṣāḍh; Assamese: আহাৰ ahar; Odia: ଆଷାଢ଼ Āṣāḍh; Bengali: আষাঢ়; Sylheti: ꠀꠀꠠ aáṛ; Nepali: असार asār; Gujarati: અષાઢ) is a month of the Hindu calendar that corresponds to June/July in the Gregorian calendar.[1] In India's national civil calendar, this month is the fourth month of the year, beginning on 22 June and ending on 22 July. In Vedic Jyotish, Āsāṛh begins with the Sun's entry into Gemini. It is the first of the two months that comprise the monsoon season.

Quick facts: Ashadha, Native name, Calendar, Month number,...
Ratha Yatra in Odisha, India.
Native nameआषाढ (Sanskrit)
CalendarHindu calendar
Month number4
Gregorian equivalentJune-July
Significant days

The corresponding month in the Bengali calendar, Aṣaṛh (Bengali: আষাঢ় "Monsoon"), is the third month.

In lunar religious calendars, Āsāṛh begins on a new moon and is usually the third month of the year.