Magh month or Magh Maas (February – March) is the most auspicious month for devotees of Lord Shiva. Magh month is the fourth month in Gujarati Calendar. In 2019, Magha maas starts on February 5 and ends on March 6 as per Gujarati calendar.
Magh snan is the most observed ritual in this month. Magh Navratri, Ganesh Jayanti (Til Kund Chaturthi), Vasant Panchami, Rathsaptami, Bhishma Ashtami, Jaya Ekadasi, Maha Shivratri, etc. are important festivals in Magh month as per Gujarati calendar.
Sud Paksha in Magha maas 2019 – starts on starts on 5 February and ends on February 19.
Magha Maas Vad Paksha 2019 – begins on 20 February and ends on March 6.
Magh Shukla Panchami is celebrated as Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami which is very auspicious for Saraswati Puja. Rathasaptami or Surya Jayanti is observed on Magha Shukla Saptami. Bhishmashtami, Bhishma Ekadashi or Jaya Ekadasi and Bhishma Dwadasi are other auspicious days in Magh mahina. Maha Shivratri is the most celebrated Hindu festival in Magh month.
Hindu Festivals dates in Magh month 2019
Sunday, 10 February 2019 – Vasant Panchami (Saraswati Pooja)
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 – Ratha Saptami
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 – Bhishma Ashtami
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 – Kumbha Sankranti
Saturday, 16 February 2019 – Jaya Ekadashi
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 – Magha Purnima
Saturday, 2 March 2019 – Vijaya Ekadashi
Monday, 4 March 2019 – Maha ShivaRatri