Magh Masa 2016 in Kannada Calendar – Magha Month in Karnataka in 2016



Magh Masa, or Magha Month, is the eleventh month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar and Panchanga followed in Karnataka. Magh Masa 2016 starts on February 9, 2016 to March 9, 2016.  Vasanta Panchami, Ratha Saptami and Sivaratri are observed in this month.

Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Kannada Magh Masa are:
Pradosh – February 20 – Shani Pradosh
Pradosha – March 6 – Pradosh

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesh in Magh Masa 2015 is on February 26, 2016  – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:16 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kannada Magha Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Magh Masa Kannada calendar 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from February 9, 2016 to February 22, 2016.
Kannada Magh Month 2015 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from February 23, 2016 to March 9 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kannada Magh Masa
Jaya Ekadasi – February 18
Vijaya Ekadasi – March 5

Purnima in Kannada Magh Month 
Magh Purnima or Full moon day 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.

Amavasi in Kannada Magha Masa 
Magh Masa Amavasya or No moon day is on March 9, 2016. The Amavasi begins at 10:34 AM on March 8 and ends at 7:24 AM on March 9, 2016.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Magha Month are:
Vasant Panchami and Shri Panchami – February 12
Ratha Saptami – February 14
Bhishma Ashtami – February 15
Madhva Navami - February 16
Bhishma Dwadashi – February 19
Shivratri – March 7

Note – Magh month in North Indian calendars began on January 24, 2016 and ends on February 22, 2016.

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