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Magh Mahina 2018 – Magha Month 2018 in North Indian Hindu Calendar

Magh Mahina is the eleventh month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Magh Month 2018 begins on January 2, 2018, and ends on January 31, 2018. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab 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 2074.

Mauni Amavasya, Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja and Ratha Saptami are observed in this month.

Note - It must be noted that Magh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on January 18, 2018, and ends on February 15, 2018.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Magh Month 2018 is on January 5. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is  8:27 PM.

Magh Mahina 2018 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Magh Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from January 2, 2018, to January 17, 2018.
Magh Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from January 18, 2018, to January 31, 2018.

Magh Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Shattila Ekadasi – January 12
Jaya Ekadasi – January 27 (Smarta)
Jaya Ekadasi – January 28 (Bhagavat)

Magha Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – January 14
Pradosh – January 29

Magh Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Magha Amavasya is on January 16 and 17, 2018
The Amavasi begins on at 5:11 AM on  January 16, 2018 and ends at 7:47 AM on January 17, 2018. Mauni Amavas is on January 17

Magh Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on January 31, 2018. The Purnima begins at 10:23 PM on January 30 to 6:56 PM on January 31. Purnima Vrat is on January 30.

Festivals and auspicious days in Magh Month 2018 in North India
Makar Sankranti - January 14
Gupt Navratri - January 18 to January 26
Basant Panchami – January 22
Ratha Saptami – January 24
Bhishma Ashtami - January 26

Next month in North Indian Hindu Calendars is the Phalgun month.