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Ashwin Mahina 2021 - Ashwin Month in Traditional Hindu Calendar in North India in 2021

Ashwin Mahina is the seventh month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Ashwin Month 2021 begins on September 21 and ends on October 20. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar 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 2077.

Importance Of Ashwin Month In Hinduism

Ashwin Month is dedicated to the worship of Ganesha in Hinduism. 

Mantra Chanted in the month - ॐ श्रीं गं सौभाग्य गणपतये,वर्वर्द सर्वजन्म में वषमान्य नम:॥

Navratri and Durga Puja are observed in the month.

Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight -Tarpan and Shraddha for dead parents and relatives during the Mahalaya Krishna Paksha period of Ashwin month (September 21 to October 6).

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Ashwin Month 2021 is on September 24. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:11 PM.

Ashwin Month 2021 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Ashwin Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from September 21 to October 6.
Ashwin Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from October 7 to October 20.

Ashwin Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Indira Ekadasi - September 2
Pashankusha Ekadasi – September 16

Ashwin Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh –  September 4
Pradosh – September 18

Ashwin Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on October 6.
The Amavasi begins at 6:32 PM on October 5 and ends at 5:09 PM on Oct 6, 2021.
Mahalaya Amavasya also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasya will be observed on October 6.

Ashwin Purnima in Hindi Calendar
  • Purnima is on October 20, 2021. 
  • The Purnima Vrat is marked on October 19.
  • The Purnima begins at 6:44 PM on October 19 and ends at 7:36 PM on October 20. 
  • October 19 is observed as Kojagiri Purnima and Sharad Purnima. 
  • Kartik Snan begins on October 20.
Festivals and auspicious days in Ashwin Month 2021 in North India
Mahalaya Shradh – October 6
Navratri Begins – October 6
Lalita Panchami – October 10
Vilva Amantran - October 11
Saraswati Avahan - Mahanisha Puja- Annpurana Parikrama - Oct 12
Durga Ashtami Puja – October 13
Saraswati Puja - Oct 13
Mahanavami Vrat -  Durga Navami - Oct 14
Navami Puja – October 14
Vijaya Dashami and Dasara – October 15
Shastra Puja - Durga Devi Visarjan - Navratri Vrat Paran - Oct 15
Sharad Purnima - October 19

It must be noted that Ashwin Month in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Maharashtra begins on October 7 to November 4.

Next month in North India Calendar is Kartik Mahina

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