Ashwin Month 2016 (Ashvina Mahina, Ashwayuja Masam, Asoj Maas 2016)

Ashwin month, Ashvina mahina, Ashwayuja masam, Asoj maas, Aso maas is 7th month in Hindu calendar. In 2016, Ashwin month, Ashwina mahina starts on September 17 and ends on October 16 in North Indian Hindi calendar.

Ashwin month is the 3rd month in Chaturmas (four holy months in Hinduism) and considered auspicious because of Durga Puja or Durga Navratri festival.

Ashwin maas or Ashwayuja masa or Asoj maas in 2016 begins on 1 October and ends on October 30 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars.

Mahalaya Paksha (Shraddh Paksha or Pitru Paksha), Mahalaya Amavasya, Ashwin Navratri (Durga Puja or Durga Navratri), and Kojagari Purnima Lakshmi Puja are the important festival in Ashwina mahina.

Ashwin month coincides with Aippasi masam in Tamil calendar and Kanni month & Thulam month in Kerala Malayalam calendar. Aashin month is the corresponding month of Ashwayuj in Bengali calendar.

Aso maas (Gujarati Ashwin month) is the last month in Gujarati year. Kartik Sud 1 (first day in Kartik month) marks the beginning of Gujarati New Year.

Important festivals and auspicious days in Ashwin month 2016

Saturday, 17 September 2016 – Pratipada Shraddha, Pitru Paksha Begins

Monday, 26 September 2016 – Indira Ekadashi

Friday, 30 September 2016 – Sarvapitru Amavasya (Mahalaya Amavasya)

Saturday, 1 October 2016 – Navratri Begins (Ghatasthapana)

Friday, 7 October 2016 – Saraswati Avahan (Saraswati Puja begins)

Sunday, 9 October 2016 – Saraswati Puja

Sunday, 9 October 2016 – Durga Ashtami

Monday, 10 October 2016 – Maha Navami

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 – Dussehra (Dasara, Vijaya Dashami)

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 – Papankusha Ekadashi

Saturday, 15 October 2016 – Kojagara Puja (Kojagari Lakshmi Vrat)

Sunday, 16 October 2016 – Sharad Purnima

Ashwin Month in Previous Years

In 2015, Ashwin month, Ashwina mahina starts on September 29 and ends on October 27 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Ashwin maas or Ashwayuja masa or Asoj maas in 2015 begins on 13 October and ends on November 11 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars.

In 2014, Ashwin month, Ashwina mahina starts on September 10 and ends on October 8th in North Indian Hindi calendar. Asoj maas in 2014 begins on 25th September and ends on October 23rd as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars.

In 2013, Ashwin month, Ashwina mahina starts on September 20 and ends on October 18th in North Indian Hindi calendar. Asoj maas in 2013 begins on 5th October and ends on November 3rd as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars.

Ashwin month 2012 or Ashwina mahina 2012 starts on October 1st and ends on 29th October in North Indian Hindi calendar. Ashwin maas or Ashwayuja masa or Asoj maas in 2012 begins on 16th October and ends on 13th November as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars.

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  1. Rajeshwari says:

    when does ashwin month starts as per marathi calender in 2013

  2. Yoshita says:

    aswin month of bengali calender in english calender

  3. Angarika says:

    ashwayuja masam ia auspioucious if a child is born

  4. Paavan says:

    festivals comes in month of ashwin in hindi

  5. Sahastrabahu says:

    what is month of ashwin in english calendar

  6. Sudir says:

    what is the month of ashwin in buddhism

  7. shobha says:

    when is ashwin month 2012 dates? I want to know Navratri 2012 dates