Margashirsha Mahina 2013 in North Indian Hindu Calendars

Margashirsha Month is the ninth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Margashirsha Month 2013 begins on November 18 and ends on December 17. Mokshada Ekadasi, Dattatreya Jayanti and Gita Jayanthi are observed in this month. 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 2070.
Note - It must be noted that Margashirsha month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on December 3 and ends on January 1, 2014.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Margashirsha Month 2013 is on November 21. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:25 PM.

Margashirsha Month 2013 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Margashirsh Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from November 18, 2013 to December 2.
Margashirsha Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from December 3, 2013 to December 17, 2013.

Margashirsha Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Uttapatti Ekadasi – November 29
Mokshada Ekadasi – December 13

Margashirsha Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – November 30
Pradosh – December 14

Margashirsha Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on December 2, 2013.
The Amavasi begins at 7:41 AM on December 2, 2013 and ends at 5:54 AM on December 3, 2013.

Margashirsha Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on December 17, 2013. The Purnima begins at 11:55 AM on December 16 and ends at 1:26 PM on December 17.

Festivals and auspicious days in Margashirsha Month 2013 in North India
Kal Bhairav Ashtami – November 25
Guha / Skanda / Champa Sashti – December 8
Vivah Panchami - December 7
Geeta Jayanti – December 13
Dattatreya Jayanti – December 16

Next month in North Indian Hindu Calendars is the Poush month.