Ashwin Mahina 2015 - Ashvin Month in Traditional Hindi Calendar in North India in 2015

Ashwin Mahina is the seventh month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Ashwin Month 2015 begins on September 29 and ends on October 27. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The current year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2072.

Navratri and Durga Puja are observed in the month.

Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight -Tarpan and Shradh for dead parents and relatives during the Mahalaya Krishna Paksha period of Ashwin month (September 28 to October 12).

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Ashwin Month 2015 is on October 1. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 9:06 PM.

Ashwin Month 2015 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Ashwin Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from September 29 to October 12
Ashwin Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from  October 13 to October 27

Ashwin Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Indira Ekadasi - October 8
Pashankusha Ekadasi – October 23

Ashwin Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh –  October 10
Pradosh – October 25

Ashwin Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on October 12, 2015.
The Amavasi begins at 1:48 AM on October 12, 2015 and ends at 3:55 AM on October 13, 2015. Mahalaya Amavasi also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasi.

Ashwin Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on October 27, 2015. The Purnima Vrat is marked on October 26. The Purnima begins at 7:44 PM on October 26 and ends at 5:23 PM on October 27. October 26 is observed as Kojagari Purnima and Sharad Purnima. Kartik Snan begins on October 28.

Festivals and auspicious days in Ashwin Month 2014 in North India
Mahalaya Shradh – October 12
Navratri Begins – October 13
Lalita Panchami – October 17
Durga Ashtami Puja – October 21
Navami Puja – October 21
Vijaya Dasami and Dasara – October 22

It must be noted that Ashwin Month in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra begins on October 13, 2015 to November 11, 2015.

Next month in North India Calendar is Kartik Mahina