Magha Masa or Magh month is the eleventh month in Kannada calendar. It is one of the most auspicious months for Shiva Puja. Magha Maasa is the 11th Hindu month. In 2019, Magha maasa starts on February 5 and ends on March 6 as per Kannada calendar.
Magha snana is an auspicious ritual observed during the month in many temples and holy rivers in Karnataka.
Vasanta Panchami, Ratha Saptami, Bhishma Ashtami, Bhishma Ekadasi, and Maha Shivaratri are the most popular festivals in Magha month as per Kannada calendar.
Dharmasthali Manjunatha Temple, Sri Gokarna Mahabaladeva Temple, Murudeshwar Murudeshwara temple, Polali Rajarajeshwari temple, Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple, Horanadu Annapurna temple, Kolluru Mookambika temple, Mysore Chamundeshwari temple, etc. are the most famous temples to visit during Magha masa in Karnataka. Vasanta Panchami is the most celebrated festival in Sringeri Sarada Peetham and Kolluru Mookambika temple.
Shukla Paksha in Magha maas 2019 – starts on 5 February and ends on February 19.
Magha Maas Krishna Paksha 2019 – begins on 20 February and ends on March 6.
Important Festivals in Magha masa 2019 in Kannada calendar
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