Jyeshta


Jyeshta

Jyeshta (Hindi: जेठ "jeṭ" or ज्येष्ठ "jyeṣṭ") is a month of the Hindu calendar, also known as Jeth or Iethe. In India's national civil calendar, Jyestha is the third month of the year, beginning on 21 May and ending on 22 June. Jyestha is also the name of one of the 27 nakshatras or lunar mansions.

In lunar religious calendars, Jyeshta may begin on either the new moon or the full moon around the same time of year, and is usually the third month of the year.

Traditionally, Jyeshta is associated with high summer, and corresponds to June-July in the Gregorian calendar

In solar religious calendars, Jyeshta begins with the Sun's entry into Taurus, and is usually the second month of the year.


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