Ashwin Mahina 2017 in Marathi Calendar

Ashwin mahina or Ashwin month is the seventh month in Marathi calendar of Maharashtra. In 2017, Marathi Ashwin month or Ashwin month starts on 21 September and ends on October 19.

Ashwin Navratri Durga Puja, Kojagari Purnima Lakshmi Puja, Karva Chauth, Dhanteras, and Diwali are the important festivals of Ashwina maas in Marathi calendar.

Marathi Ashwin mahina begins with Sharad Navratri Kalash Sthapana and ends with Diwali Amavasya. Navratri is the most popular and biggest festival celebrated for nine festive nights in Maharashtra. Shaktipeeth temples in Maharashtra – Kolhapur Mahalakshmi Temple, Tuljapur Tulja Bhavani temple, Mahur Renuka Mata Temple (Ekaveerika Devi), and Jwalamukhi (Saptashringi Mata) temple in Saptashrungi celebrate Navratri in grand manner.

Another major festival in Marathi Ashwin month is Kojagari Lakshmi Puja on Sharad Poornima or Ashwin Purnima. Diwali is a five-day festival celebrated with utmost devotion and pomp in Maharashtra.

Shukla Paksha in Marathi Ashwin Mahina 2017 begins on September 21 and ends on 5 October.

Krishna Paksha in Ashwin Mahina 2017 begins on October 6 and ends on October 19.

Important Hindu Festivals in Marathi Ashwin Mahina 2017

Thursday, 21 September 2017 – Navratri Begins (Ghatasthapana)

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 – Saraswati Avahan (Saraswati Puja begins)

Thursday, 28 September 2017 – Saraswati Puja

Thursday, 28 September 2017 – Durga Ashtami

Friday, 29 September 2017 – Maha Navami

Saturday, 30 September 2017 – Dussehra (Dasara, Vijaya Dashami)

Sunday, 1 October 2017 – Papankusha Ekadashi

Thursday, 5 October 2017 – Kojagara Puja (Kojagari Lakshmi Vrat)

Thursday, 5 October 2017 – Sharad Purnima

Sunday, 8 October 2017 – Karwa Chauth

Thursday, 12 October 2017 – Ahoi Ashtami

Sunday, 15 October 2017 – Rama Ekadashi

Monday, 16 October 2017 – Govatsa Dwadashi

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 – Tula Sankranti

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 – Dhanteras (Dhan Trayodashi)

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 – Narak Chaturdashi

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 – Kali Chaudas

Thursday, 19 October 2017 – Diwali (Deepavali)

Thursday, 19 October 2017 – Lakshmi Puja

Friday, 20 October 2017 – Govardhan Puja (Gujarati New Year)

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