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Panchang 2012 in English pdf – Calendar 2012 and Drigganitha Panchangam followed in Andhra Pradesh

English Drigganitha Panchang 2012 is offered by website dedicated to Guru Raghavendra Swami. This calendar follows the traditional calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. A month is calculated from the day after Amavasi to next Amavasi. The Panchang is followed mainly in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Link - Download Drigganitha Panchang and Calendar 2012

Magh Mela at Uttarkashi - Uttar Kashi Magha Mela

Magh Mela is one of the most popular fairs in Uttar Kashi district in Uttarakhand in India. It is observed in the Magh Month (January – February). Dolis, or palanquin, carrying Hindu Gods and Goddesses from various parts of Uttarkashi are brought on the first day of the fair to the Ramlila Ground at Uttarkashi.

Magh Mela lasts for more than a week. Today the fair is famous for the numerous stalls which display local produce and handicrafts.

It must be noted that the most famous Magh Mela takes place at Sangam in Prayag (Allahabad) in Uttar Pradesh. This is spread over two months and is noted for the spiritual bathing.