Marathi Magh Month in 2016 – Magha Mahina 2016 in Maharashtra Calendar



Magh month or Magha Mahina is the 11th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Magh Month 2016 in Marathi calendar is from February 9, 2016 to March 9, 2016. The important festivals in the month include Ganesh Jayanti (February 11), Vasant Panchami (February 12), Ratha Saptami (February 14) and Shivratri on March 7, 2016.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Magh Mahina is on February 26, 2016  – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:16 PM – Indian Standard Time.

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

Purnima or full moon in Marathi Magh Mahina in 2016
Magh Pournima 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 Magh Mahina 2016 in Marathi Calendar
Magh 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.

Marathi Magh Mahina 2016 Ekadasi
Jaya Ekadasi – February 18
Vijaya Ekadasi – March 5

Magh Mahina 2016 Pradosh
Pradosh – February 20 – Shani Pradosh
Pradosha – March 6 – Pradosh

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Magh Month
Til kund Chaturthi – February 11
Ganesh Jayanti – February 11
Vasant Panchami and Shri Panchami – February 12
Ratha Saptami – February 14
Bhishma Ashtami – February 15
Bhishma Dwadashi – February 19
Shivratri – March 7

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

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.