Vikrutinama Samvatsara ವಿಕೃತಿನಾಮ ಸಂವತ್ಸರ, Adhika Vaishaka Masa ಅಧಿಕ ವೈಶಾಖ ಮಾಸ, Uttarayana ಉತ್ತರಾಯಣ, Vasantha Ruthu ವಸಂತ ಋತು April 15th – May 14th 2010.
- April 25th Ekadashi ಏಕಾದಶಿ
- April 28th Purnima ಪೂರ್ಣಿಮ
- May 9th and 10th Ekadashi ಏಕಾದಶಿ
- May 14th Amavasya ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯ
P.S: It is during this Adhika Masa that special offerings are given to deserved people like Brahamana, married ladies. As per the panchanga, you should give 33 fruits, gold coins, silver coins or any special dish. Anything worth offering should be given.
It is also said that if you can’t prepare any dish, than offer all the ingredients required to prepare 33 numbers of the dish. For e.g: if you want to prepare Kadabu, you should prepare 33 of them, offer it as Naivedya to the Lord, and than give this to a Brahmana, or a priest or a married lady. If you are unable to prepare the same, than offer ingredients like sugar, ghee, rava, flour, cardamom for preparing the same.
If you can do this everyday great, if not this has to be done at least one day as per the panchanga.
There are also several other rules you can follow during this month, refer to page 6 of the panchanga. Attached is a cut out from the panchanga, click on the image to see it enlarged.
If you have any questions, please ask.
P.S: Attached is the list of daily offerings posted here