Ashwin Mahina 2014 - Ashvin Month in Traditional Hindi Calendar in North India in 2014

Ashwin Mahina is the seventh month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Ashwin Month 2014 begins on September 9 and ends on October 8. 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 2071.

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 9 to September 25).

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Ashwin Month 2014 is on September 12. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 9:14 PM.

Ashwin Month 2014 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Ashwin Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from September 9 to September 24 
Ashwin Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from  September 25 to October 8

Ashwin Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Indira Ekadasi - September 19
Pashankusha Ekadasi – October 4

Ashwin Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh –  September 21 
Pradosh – October 6

Ashwin Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on September 24, 2014.
The Amavasi begins at 9:14 AM on September 23, 2014 and ends at 10:55 AM on September 24, 2014. Mahalaya Amavasi also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasi.

Ashwin Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on October 8, 2014. The Purnima Vrat is marked on October 7. The Purnima begins at 6:25 PM on October 7 and ends at 4:25 PM on October 8. October 7 is observed as Kojagari Purnima and Sharad Purnima. Kartik Snan begins on October 8.

Festivals and auspicious days in Ashwin Month 2014 in North India
Mahalaya Shradh – September 24
Navratri Begins – September 25
Lalita Panchami – September 29
Durga Ashtami Puja – October 2
Navami Puja – October 3
Vijaya Dasami and Dasara – October 3

It must be noted that Ashwin Month in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra begins on September 25, 2014 to October 23, 2014.

Next month in North India Calendar is Kartik Mahina