Magha is the 11th lunar month in Hindu calendar.The month in which the Moon will be at or nearer to the constellation of Makhah (Maghah) nakshatra on the full moon day that month is calculated as Maagha Masam. This occurs between January and February.In Hindu Calendar, there are two methods to mark the lunar month. In one, lunar month is marked from Purnima to Purnima (known as Purnimanta calendar) and in other lunar month is marked from Amavasya to Amavasya (known as Amanta calendar).
Magham is a Sanskrit word Ma and Agham. Ma means not present and Agham means sin, evil, suffering, grief and Magha Masam is the month that is highly meritorious, auspicious and free from any sin or suffering. Lord Maha Vishnu in the name of Madhava is the presiding deity who governs Magha Maasam and to be worshiped. Deities. Maagha Masam the eleventh month as per the Hindu lunar calendar is considered as an auspicious month for performing marriages, Ppanayanam, Gruha Pravesam, Aksharabhyasam etc.
Vasant Panchami, Shri Panchami, Ratha Saptami, and Shivratri are observed in the Magha month.
Magha Masa 2022 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from Feb 2 to Feb 16, 2022.
Telugu Magh Maasa 2022 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from February 17 to March 2, 2022.
Magh Month in Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada calendar is similar to Telugu Calendar.
Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Magha Masam are:
Jaya Ekadasi – February 12
Vijaya Ekadasi – February 26
Pradosham Fasting Dates in Telugu Magha Masa 2022 are:
Pradosh – February 14
Pradosha – February 28
Purnima in Telugu Magha Masa:
Magh Purnima or Full moon day is on February 16, 2022.
The Purnima begins at 9:43 PM on February 15 to 10:26 PM on February 16.
Purnima Vrat is on February 16.
Amavasya in Telugu Magh Masa:
Magha Masam Amavasya or No moon day is on March 2, 2022.
The Amavasi begins at 1:01 AM on March 2 and ends at 11:05 PM on March 2.
Sankatahara Chavithi dedicated to Vinayaka in Magha Masam 2022 is on February 20, 2022.Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 9:16 PM Indian Standard Time.
The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Margasira Masa are:
Vasant Panchami and Shri Panchami – Feb 5
Ratha Saptami – February 17
Bhishma Ashtami – February 8
Bhishma Dwadashi – February 13
Sita Jayanti – February 25
Shivratri – March 1
More Festivals in Magha:
Sakat Chauth Puja Time:
Sakat Chauth on Friday, January 21, 2022
Moonrise on Sakat Chauth Day – 08:45 PM
Chaturthi Tithi Begins – 08:51 AM on Jan 21, 2022
Chaturthi Tithi Ends – 09:14 AM on Jan 22, 2022
On Sakat Chauth, also known as Sankashta Chaturti, Lord Ganesha is worshipped. Worshipping Lord Ganesha on this day brings happiness and prosperity.
Shattila Ekadashi Parana:
Shattila Ekadashi on Friday, January 28, 2022
On 29th Jan, Parana Time – 06:30 AM to 08:46 AM
On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment – 08:37 PM
Ekadashi Tithi Begins – 02:16 AM on Jan 28, 2022
Ekadashi Tithi Ends – 11:35 PM on Jan 28, 2022
Shattila Ekadashi date as per ISKCON
Shattila Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.
Saraswati Puja on Vasant Panchami Muhurat:
Vasant Panchami on Saturday, February 5, 2022
Vasant Panchami Muhurat – 06:28 AM to 12:11 PM
Duration – 05 Hours 43 Mins
Vasant Panchami Madhyahna Moment – 12:11 PM
Panchami Tithi Begins – 03:47 AM on Feb 05, 2022
Panchami Tithi Ends – 03:46 AM on Feb 06, 2022
Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, music and art, is worshipped on Vasant Panchami day. Yellow flowers are offered to Maa Saraswati on this day.
Ratha Saptami Muhurat:
Ratha Saptami on Monday, February 7, 2022
Snan Muhurat on Ratha Saptami – 04:47 AM to 06:28 AM
Duration – 01 Hour 40 Mins
Civil Dawn on Ratha Saptami – 06:05 AM
Observational Sunrise time on Ratha Saptami – 06:28 AM
Saptami Tithi Begins – 04:37 AM on Feb 07, 2022
Saptami Tithi Ends – 06:15 AM on Feb 08, 2022
Saptami Tithi is dedicated to Lord Surya. It is believed that Lord Surya Dev started enlightening the whole world on Ratha Saptami day.
Bhishma Ashtami Timings:
Bhishma Ashtami on Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Madhyahna Time – 11:03 AM to 01:20 PM
Duration – 02 Hours 18 Mins
Ashtami Tithi Begins – 06:15 AM on Feb 08, 2022
Ashtami Tithi Ends – 08:30 AM on Feb 09, 2022
Magha Shukla Ashtami is death anniversary of Bhishma Pitamah and this day is known as Bhishma Ashtmai.
Jaya Ekadashi Parana:
Jaya Ekadashi on Saturday, February 12, 2022
On 13th Feb, Parana Time – 06:25 AM to 08:44 AM
On Parana Day Dwadashi End Moment – 06:42 PM
Ekadashi Tithi Begins – 01:52 PM on Feb 11, 2022
Ekadashi Tithi Ends – 04:27 PM on Feb 12, 2022
Jaya Ekadashi date as per ISKCON
Jaya Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.