Margashirsha Month: On 8th November 2022 is the last day of Kartik month, after that Margashirsha month will start. This is the ninth month of the year. It is also called the month of Aghan. The month of Margashirsha is very fruitful for the worship of Shri Krishna.
Margashirsha month is very auspicious for auspicious work like marriage. This month has a special relation with Shri Ram. Let us know the importance of Margashirsha month, how this month got its name Margashirsha.
Margashirsha Month 2022 Date
Margashirsha month will run from 9 November 2022 to 8 December 2022, after which the month of Paush will begin. Many big fast-festivals will come in this month including Kaal Bhairav Jayanti, Uttan Ekadashi.
How did this month get its name Margashirsha?
According to astrology, in which particular constellation the full moon of every month occurs. That month is known by the same name as Kartik month is derived from Kritika Nakshatra. Similarly, on the last day of the month of Aghan i.e. on the full moon date, the Moon is in Mrigashira Nakshatra. That is why this month was named Margashirsha from Mrigashira itself. It is also called the month of Lord Krishna.
Margashirsha Month Significance
- Brihatsam and Samnam Gayatri Chhandasamham. Masanam MargashirshoऽHamrutunam Kusumakar That is, I am Brihatsam in the Samas, Gayatri in the verses, Margashirsha in the months and Vasant Ritu in the seasons. Through this verse, Shri Krishna has described himself as the month of Margashirsha.
- This month is considered very auspicious for the devotion of Shri Krishna and Shri Ram. Maryada Purushottam Ram and Mata Sita were married in this month.
- Worship of conch in Aghan (Margashirsha) has special significance. It is believed that worshiping conch shell in this month makes Goddess Lakshmi very happy and the seeker is showered with wealth.
- In this month, by offering Tulsi, peacock feathers etc. to Kanha, the defects end. By bathing in the Ganges, diseases, sorrows and poverty are destroyed.
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