Margashirsha month 2013-14 in Marathi Calendar, Margashirsh Mahina

Margashirsha month or Margasirsh mahina is the 9th month in Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Margashirsha month 2013-2014 starts on 3 December and ends on January 1, 2014..

Gujarati calendar also follows the similar calendar but it is the second month in traditional Gujarati Panchang.

Margashirsh month is highly auspicious as it is the favorite month for Lord Krishna. This month marks the beginning of Hemant rithu in Maharashtra. In Maharashtra, Laxmi Vrat is observed on Thursdays in this month.

Martand Bhairav Shadratrotsav, Martand Sashti or Champa Sashti, Gita Jayanti, Shri Datta Jayanti, etc. are important festivals in Margashirsha month 2013-2014 of Marathi calendar.

Shukla Paksha in Marathi Margashirsh month 2013-14 begins on December 3 and ends on December 16.

Krishna Paksha in Marathi Margashirsha mahina starts on 17 December and ends on 1 January 2014.

Important Hindu Festivals in Margashirsha month 2013 in Marathi Calendar:

Devdeepavali – 3 December 2013

Maharshi Arvind Punyatithi – 5 December 2013

Gajanan Maharaj Punyatithi in Akkalkot – 6 December 2013

Bankebihariji Prakatotsav in Vrindavan & Shriam Sita Vivah Utsav – 7 December 2013

Skanda Sashti, Champa Sashti, Subramanya Sashti, Martand Bhairav Utsav ends in Maharashtra – 8 December 2013

Shivpratapdin – 9 December 2013

Katyayani Vrat begins in West Bengal – 9 December 2013

Dashaditya Vrat, Katyayani Vrat ends, Panchak ends – 12 December 2013

Gita Jayanti, Mokshada Ekadashi, Manikprabhu Punyatithi in Humnabad of Karnataka – 13 December 2013

Shani Pradosh, Sandipani Rushi Jayanti, Bharani Deepam – 14 December 2013

Dattatreya Jayanti – 16 December 2013 – Margashirsha Purnima

Sankashti Chaturthi – 21 December 2013

Kalashtami – 25 December 2013

Safala Ekadashi (Smarta) – 28 December 2013

Safala Ekadashi (Bhagwat) – 29 December 2013

Shivratra / Som Pradosh – 30 December 2013

Margashirsha Amavasya begins – 31 December 2013

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