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Ashwin Mahina 2017 - Ashvin Month in Traditional Hindi Calendar in North India in 2017

Ashwin Mahina is the seventh month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Ashwin Month 2017 begins on September 7 and ends on October 5. 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 2073.

Navratri and Durga Puja are observed in the month.

Pitru Paksha Shradh fortnight -Tarpan and Shradh for dead parents and relatives during the Mahalaya Krishna Paksha period of Ashwin month (September 6 to September 20).

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Ashwin Month 2017 is on September 9. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:42 PM.

Ashwin Month 2017 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Ashwin Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from September 7 to September 20
Ashwin Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from  September 21 to October 5

Ashwin Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Indira Ekadasi - September 16
Pashankusha Ekadasi – October 1

Ashwin Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh –  September 17
Pradosh – October 3

Ashwin Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on September 20, 2017.
The Amavasi begins at 10:59 AM on September 19 and ends at 10:06 AM on September 20, 2017. Mahalaya Amavasi also known as Sarva Pitru Amavasi will be observed on Sept 19.

Ashwin Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on October 5, 2017. The Purnima Vrat is marked on October 5. The Purnima begins at 12:27 AM on October 5 and ends at 11:40 PM on October 5. October 5 is observed as Kojagari Purnima and Sharad Purnima. Kartik Snan begins on October 5.

Festivals and auspicious days in Ashwin Month 2017 in North India
Mahalaya Shradh – September 19
Navratri Begins – September 21
Lalita Panchami – September 25
Durga Ashtami Puja – September 28
Navami Puja – September 29
Vijaya Dasami and Dasara – September 30

It must be noted that Ashwin Month in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra begins on September 21, 2017 to October 19, 2017.

Next month in North India Calendar is Kartik Mahina