Magh Month 2016, Magha Masam, Magh Mahina dates

Magh month or Magha masam or Magh mahina is the 11th month in traditional Hindu calendar of India. In 2016, Magh month starts on January 25 and ends on February 22 in North Indian Hindi calendar.

Magh mahina 2016 begins on February 9 and ends on March 9 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.

Hindi calendar is followed in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa.

Magh month is the most auspicious month to perform Shiva Puja. Magh Snan is the meritorious ritual in this mahina. Magh Mela is one of the popular Hindu event in Magh month.

The important Hindu festivals in Magh month are – Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja (Sri Panchami), Rath Saptami (Radha Saptami / Arogya Saptami / Vidhan Saptami), Bhishmashtami, Bhishma Ekadasi (Jaya Ekadashi), Bhishma Dwadasi, etc. Magh Navratri is observed as Gupt Navratri in many parts of India.

9 February 2016 – Chandra Darshanam

10 February 2016 – Vasavi Mata Atmarpana Dinotsavam

11 February 2016 – Ganesh Jayanti, Tila Chaturthi, Kunda Chaturthi, Shanta Chaturthi, Sri Panchami, Madana Panchami, Vasantotsava Arambham

Friday, 12 February 2016 – Vasant Panchami (Saraswati Pooja)

Saturday, 13 February 2016 – Kumbha Sankranti

Sunday, 14 February 2016 – Ratha Saptami

Monday, 15 February 2016 – Bhishma Ashtami

Thursday, 18 February 2016 – Jaya Ekadashi, Bhishma Ekadashi, Bhishma Panchaka Vrata, Tilapadma Vratham, Antarvedi Theertham

Friday, 19 February 2016 – Bhishma Dwadashi, Varaha Dwadashi, Somapadam

Saturday, 20 February 2016 – Shani Trayodashi, Shani Pradosham, Vishwakarma Jayanti

Monday, 22 February 2016 – Magha Purnima

26 February 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi

Saturday, 5 March 2016 – Vijaya Ekadashi

Monday, 7 March 2016 – Maha ShivaRatri

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 – Surya Grahan (Solar Eclipse)

———————————-XXXXX———————–

In 2015, Magh month starts on January 6 and ends on February 3 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2015 begins on January 21 and ends on February 18 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.

In 2014, Magh month starts on January 17 and ends on February 14 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2014 begins on January 31 and ends on March 1 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars.

Magh month 2013 starts on January 28 and ends on February 25 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2013 begins on 11 February and ends on 11 March as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. Magh Month 2013 has even more significance as it falls during Maha Kumbh Mela of Allahabad (Purna Kumbh Mela at Tribeni Sangam, Prayag), which is held once for 12 years.

Magh month 2012 starts on 10 January 2012 and ends on February 7 in North Indian Hindi calendar. Magh mahina 2012 begins on 24 January and ends on 21 February as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, and Kannada calendars. Hindi calendar is followed in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa.

Leave a Reply

5 Comments

  1. Sumita says:

    significance of the month of magh in hindi