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Magham Masam Festivals | Magha Month

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.

Magham is a Sanskrit word Ma+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.

మాఘ మాసములో విశేష తిథులు:

  • వసంత పంచమి – Vasant Panchami
  • శ్రీ పంచమి – Sri Panchami
  • రథ సప్తమి – Ratha Saptami
  • భీష్మాష్టమి – Bhishma Ashtami
  • మధ్వ నవమి – Madhwa Navami
  • భీష్మ ఏకాదశి (జయ ఏకాదశి) – Bheeshma Ekadasi
  • ప్రదోష వ్రతం – Pradosha Vratham
  • మాఘ పూర్ణిమ – Magha Purnima
  • సంకష్టహర చతుర్థి – Sankashti Chaturthi
  • విజయ ఏకాదశి – Vijaya Ekadasi
  • మహా శివరాత్రి – Maha Shivaratri
  • మాస శివరాత్రి – Masa Shivaratri