Margasira Masa 2016 in Telugu Calendar – Telugu Margasira Masa - 2016



Margasira Masam is the ninth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Margasira Masam 2016 starts on November 30, 2016 to December 29, 2016.  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 16, 2016 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:54 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Telugu Margasira Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Margasira Masa Telugu calendar 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from November 30, 2016 to December 13.
Telugu Margasira Masam 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from December 14, 2016 to December 29, 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
Mokshada Ekadasi - December 10
Saphala Ekadasi – December 24, 2016

Pradosh Fasting Dates in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
Pradosh - December 11
Pradosh – December 26 - Som Pradosh as it is Monday.

Purnima in Telugu Margasira Masa 
Margasira Purnima or Full moon day is on December 13, 2016. The Purnima begins at 8:13 AM on December 13 and ends at 5:56 AM on December 14. Dattatreya Jayanti is on December 13.

Amavasi in Telugu Margasira Masa 
Margasira Amavasya or No moon day is on December 29, 2016
The Amavasi begins at 10:23 AM on December 28, 2016 and ends at 12:04 PM on December 29, 2016. December 29, 2016 is observed as Ellu Amavasya.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
Champa Sashti – December 5
Skanda Sashti – December 5
Gita Jayanti – December 10
Dattatreya Jayanti – December 13
Dhanur Masa begins – December 16

Note – Margashirsha month in North Indian calendars begins on November 15, 2016 and ends on December 13, 2016.

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

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Pausha Masa.