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Ashwin Maas 2010 in Marathi Calendar

Ashwin Maas is the seventh month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra, India. Ashwin Month 2010 in Marathi Calendar begins on October 8 and ends on November 6. Ashvin Mahina is an auspicious month and the 9-day Navratri festival, Dasara and Diwali falls in the month. Other important rituals include Kojagari Purnima, Sharad Poornima, Diwali Lakshmi Puja etc.

  • Ashwin Shukla Paksha is from October 8, 2010 to October 23.
  • Ashwin Krishna Paksha is from October 24 to November 6, 2010.

Ashwin Purnima (full moon day) is on October 23, 2010. (It must be noted that Purnima begins on October 22 in many regions). Kojagari Purnima and Sharad Poornima is marked on October 22.

Ashwin Amavasi is on November 6. (But begins on November 5 in some regions ).

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days are

  • Navratri Begins – October 8 (Ghat Sthapana)
  • Durga Ashtami – October 15
  • Maha Navami – October 16
  • Dasara – October 17
  • Diwali – November 5

It must be noted that Ashwin Month in traditional calendar followed in North India begins on October 24, 2010 and ends on November 21.

Ashvin Month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Marathi calendar.