Magh Mahina 2016 – Magha Month 2016 in North Indian Hindu Calendar



Magh Mahina is the eleventh month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Magh Month 2016 begins on January 24, 2016 and ends on February 22, 2016. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab 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.

Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja and Ratha Saptami are observed in this month.

Note - It must be noted that Magh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on February 9, 2016 and ends on March 9, 2016.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Magh Month 2016 is on January 27. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is  8:27 PM.

Magh Mahina 2016 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Magh Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from January 24, 2016 to February 8, 2016.
Magh Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from February 9, 2016 to February 22, 2016.

Magh Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Shattila Ekadasi – February 4
Jaya Ekadasi – February 18

Magha Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – February 6, 2016
Pradosh – February 20

Magh Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Magha Amavasya is on February 8, 2016
The Amavasi begins on at 10:21 PM on February 7 and ends at 8:09 PM on February 8, 2016. Amavas Vrat is on Feb 8. Mauni Amavas is on February 8

Magh Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on February 22, 2016. The Purnima begins at 10:34 PM on February 21 and ends at 11:50 PM on February 22. Purnima Vrat is on February 22.

Festivals and auspicious days in Magh Month 2016 in North India
Makar Sankranti - January 14
Gupt Navratri - February 9 to February 16
Basant Panchami – February 12
Ratha Saptami – February 14
Bhishma Ashtami - February 15

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