Margasira Masam 2013 – 2014 in Telugu Calendar – Telugu Margasira Masa - 2014

Margasira Masam is the ninth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Margasira Masam 2013 starts on December 3, 2013 to January 1, 2014.  The holy Dhanur Masa begins on December 16 in this month. Dhanur Masa is the period between the entry of Sun in Dhanu Rashi and Makara Sankramana.

Sankatahara Chavithi dedicated to Vinayaka in Margasira Masa is on December 21, 2013 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:55 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Telugu Margasira Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Margasira Masa Telugu calendar 2013 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from December 3, 2013 to December 17.
Telugu Margasira Masam 2013 - 2014 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from December 18, 2013 to January 1, 2014.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
Mokshada Ekadasi - December 13
Saphala Ekadasi – December 28 Smarta
Saphala Ekadasi – December 28, 2013

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
Pradosh – December 14
Pradosha – December 30, 2014

Purnima in Telugu Margasira Masa 
Margasira Purnima or Full moon day is on December 17, 2013. The Purnima begins at 11:55 AM on December 16 and ends at 1:26 PM on December 17.

Amavasi in Telugu Margasira Masa 
Margasira Amavasya or No moon day is on January 1, 2014. The Amavasi begins at 7:19 PM on December 31, 2014 and ends at 5:04 PM on January 1. January 1, 2014 is observed as Ellu Amavasya.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
December 4 – Malhari Martand festival begins
December 8 – Champa Sashti
December 10 – Bhima Jayanti
December 13 – Gita Jayanti
December 16 - Dattatreya Jayanti
December 14 – Hanumand Vratam

Note – Margashirsha month in North Indian calendars begins on November 18, 2013 and will end on December 17, 2013.

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

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Pausha Masa.