Marathi Magh Month in 2014 – Magha Mahina 2014 in Maharashtra Calendar

Magh month or Magha Mahina is the 11th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Magh Month 2014 in Marathi calendar is from January 31, 2014 to March 1, 2014. The important festivals in the month include Ganesh Jayanti (February 3), Vasant Panchami (February 4), Ratha Saptami (February 6) and Shivratri on February 27, 2014.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Magh Mahina is on February 18, 2014  – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:25 PM – Indian Standard Time. As it is a Tuesday, it is Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat

Magh Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Magh Mahina 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from January 31, 2014 to February 14, 2014.
Magh Month 2014 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from February 15, 2014 to March 1, 2014

Purnima or full moon in Marathi Magh Mahina in 2014
Magh Pournima or Full moon day is on February 14. The Purnima begins at 03:09 AM on February 14 and ends at 05:22 AM on February 15.

Amavasi in Magh Mahina 2014 in Marathi Calendar
Magh Amavasya or No moon day is on March 1, 2014. The Amavasi begins at 4:50 PM on February 28, 2014 and ends at 01:30 PM on March 1, 2014.

Marathi Magh Mahina 2014 Ekadasi
Jaya Ekadasi – February 10
Vijaya Ekadasi – February 25 - Smarta
Vijaya Ekadasi – February 26 - Bhagavath (for most people)

Magh Mahina 2014 Pradosh
Pradosh – February 12 – Pradosh
Pradosha – February 27 – Pradosh

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Magh Month
Til kund Chaturthi – February 2
Ganesh Jayanti – February 3
Vasant Panchami and Shri Panchami – February 4
Ratha Saptami – February 6
Bhishma Ashtami – February 7
Bhishma Dwadashi – February 11
Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi - February 18
Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti – February 19 (based on Gregorian Calendar)
Shivratri – February 27

Note –  Magh Mahina in North Indian calendars began on January 17, 2014 and ends on February 14, 2014.

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

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Phalgun Month or Falgun Mahina.