Magh Mahina – Magha Month in 2011 in Traditional Hindu calendar in North India



Magh Mahina or Magha Mas, is the 11th month in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India – Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab. It is a highly auspicious month and the Magh Mela and Magh Snan at Sangam in Prayag takes place in this month. Makar Sankranti and Basant Panchami are also observed in Magh month. In 2011, Magh Month begins on January 20 and ends on February 18.
Magh Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from January 19, 2011 to February 4, 2011.
Magh Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from February 4, 2011 to February 18, 2011.
Some of the most important bathing dates during Magh mela falls in this month.
Other important days include Mauni Amavasya on February 2, Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja on February 8.
The current year in traditional Hindu calendar is Vikram year 2067.
In traditional Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi Calendar, Magh month begins on February 4, 2011 and ends on March 4, 2011.