Marathi Margashirsha Month in 2013 – 2014 - Margasira Mahina Maharashtra Calendar 2014

Margashirsha Month is the ninth month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Margasira Mahina 2013 - 2014 in Marathi calendar is from December 3, 2013 to January 1, 2014. Champa Sashti, Gita Jayanti, Mokshada Ekadasi and Datta Jayanti are observed in Margasira Mahina.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Margashirsha Mahina is on December 21, 2013 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:24 PM – Indian Standard Time. The day is highly auspicious as Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi is observed on the day.

Margashirsha Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Margashirsha Mahina 2013 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from December 3, 2013 to December 17.
Margashirsha Month 2013 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from December 18, 2013 to January 1, 2014

Purnima or full moon in Marathi Margashirsha Mahina in 2013
Margashirsha Pournima or Full moon day is on December 17. The Purnima begins at 12:50 PM on December 16 and ends at 02:47 PM on December 17..

Amavasi in Margashirsha Mahina 2014 in Marathi Calendar
Margashirsha Amavasya or No moon day is on January 1, 2014. The Amavasi begins at 8:31 PM on December 31, 2013 and ends at 4:44 PM on January 1.

Marathi Margashirsha Mahina Ekadasi
Mokshada Ekadasi - December 13
Saphala Ekadasi – December 28 Smarta
Saphala Ekadasi – December 29, 2013

Margasira Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – December 14 - Shani Pradosh
Pradosha – December 30, 2013 - Som Pradosh

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Margashirsha Month
Champa Sashti – December 8
Skanda Sashti – December 8
Gita Jayanti – December 13
Dattatreya Jayanti – December 16
Dhanur Masa begins – December 16

Note - Margashirsha Mahina in North Indian calendars began on November 18, 2013 and ends on December 17, 2013

Note – Margashirsha Month in Telugu, Gujarati and Kannada calendar is similar to Marathi Calendar.

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Poush Month.