Margashirsha Month 2020-2021 | Margasheersh Mahina | Margashira masam

Margashirsha month (Margasheersh, Margashira, Margasira masam), is the ninth month as per traditional North Indian Hindi Hindu calendar. In 2020, Margashirsha month starts on December 1 and ends on December 30 according to North Indian traditional Hindi Hindu calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, etc.

In North Indian calendars, Krishna Paksha in Margashirsha Month begins on 1st December and ends on 14 December & Shukla Paksha begins on 15 December and ends on 30 December.

In other calendars like Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars, Margashira month 2020-2021 starts on 15 December 2020 and ends on 13 January 2021.

As per the above calendars, Shukla Paksha of Margashirsha Month begins on 15 December 2020 and ends on 30 December but Krishna Paksha starts on 31 December and ends on 13 January 2020.

During Margashira month Mrigasira nakshatra or Mrugashira star falls near Purnima day. Due to that this month is named as Margashirsh. This month is an auspicious month to perform Shiva puja, Vishnu puja, Dattatreya puja and Hanuman Puja.

As per Bengali calendar, Margashirsh month is also called as Agrahayana or Agrahayon. Margashirsha is the second month as per traditional Gujarati calendar.

In Tamil calendar, Margashirsha Month coincides with Karthigai Masam – Margali Masam and in Malayalam calendar it is Vrischika Masam – Dhanurmasam.

Significance and spiritual importance of Margashirsha mahina and the relation between Margashirsh month and Lord Krishna or Bhagvad Geeta is explained in this article

Festivals in Margashirsha Month 2020

Monday, 7 December 2020 – Kalabhairav Jayanti (Maha Kalbhairav Ashtami)

Thursday, 10 December 2020 – Utpanna Ekadashi

Friday, 11 December 2020 – Utpanna Ekadashi

Monday, 14 December 2020 – Somvati Amavasya

Monday, 14 December 2020 – Surya Grahan (Solar Eclipse)

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 – Dhanu Sankranti

Saturday, 19 December 2020 – Vivah Panchami

Friday, 25 December 2020 – Mokshada Ekadashi

Friday, 25 December 2020 – Gita Jayanti

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 – Dattatreya Jayanti (Datta Jayanti)

Wednesday, 30 December 2020 – Margashirsha Purnima

Tithis, days & dates in Margashirsha Month 2020

Tuesday, 1 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Pratipada

Wednesday, 2 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dwitiya

Thursday, 3 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Tritiya

Friday, 4 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Chaturthi

Saturday, 5 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Panchami

Sunday, 6 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Shashti

Monday, 7 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Saptami

Tuesday, 8 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Ashtami

Wednesday, 9 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Navami

Thursday, 10 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Dashami

Friday, 11 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Ekadashi, Dwadashi

Saturday, 12 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Trayodashi

Sunday, 13 December 2020 – Margashirsha Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi

Monday, 14 December 2020 – Margashirsha Amavasya

Tuesday, 15 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Pratipada

Wednesday, 16 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya

Thursday, 17 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Tritiya

Friday, 18 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Chaturthi

Saturday, 19 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Panchami

Sunday, 20 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Shashti

Monday, 21 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Saptami

Tuesday, 22 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Ashtami

Wednesday, 23 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Navami

Thursday, 24 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dashami

Friday, 25 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Ekadashi

Saturday, 26 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Dwadashi

Sunday, 27 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Trayodashi

Monday, 28 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 – Margashirsha Shukla Paksha Chaturdashi

Wednesday, 30 December 2020 – Margashirsha Purnima

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  2. Laksha says:

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