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Magh is a eleventh month in the Nanakshahi calendar, which govern the activities within Sikhism. This month coincides with January - February of the Western/Georgian/Julian Calendar and is 30 days long.

Important Events during this month:


12 = 1 Phagun

21 Saka Nankana Sahib /10 Phagun

21 Jaito Morcha


14 = 1 Chet Nanakshahi New Year

SGGS: This Month

This is what the Guru Granth Sahib says about this month:

ਫਲਗ੝ਣਿ ਅਨੰਦ ਉਪਾਰਜਨਾ ਹਰਿ ਸਜਣ ਪ੝ਰਗਟੇ ਆਇ ॥ ਸੰਤ ਸਹਾਈ ਰਾਮ ਕੇ ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਦੀਆ ਮਿਲਾਇ ॥ ਸੇਜ ਸ੝ਹਾਵੀ ਸਰਬ ਸ੝ਖ ਹ੝ਣਿ ਦ੝ਖਾ ਨਾਹੀ ਜਾਇ ॥ ਇਛ ਪ੝ਨੀ ਵਡਭਾਗਣੀ ਵਰ੝ ਪਾਇਆ ਹਰਿ ਰਾਇ ॥ ਮਿਲਿ ਸਹੀਆ ਮੰਗਲ੝ ਗਾਵਹੀ ਗੀਤ ਗੋਵਿੰਦ ਅਲਾਇ ॥ ਹਰਿ ਜੇਹਾ ਅਵਰ੝ ਨ ਦਿਸਈ ਕੋਈ ਦੂਜਾ ਲਵੈ ਨ ਲਾਇ ॥ ਹਲਤ੝ ਪਲਤ੝ ਸਵਾਰਿਓਨ੝ ਨਿਹਚਲ ਦਿਤੀਅਨ੝ ਜਾਇ ॥ ਸੰਸਾਰ ਸਾਗਰ ਤੇ ਰਖਿਅਨ੝ ਬਹ੝ੜਿ ਨ ਜਨਮੈ ਧਾਇ ॥ ਜਿਹਵਾ ਝਕ ਅਨੇਕ ਗ੝ਣ ਤਰੇ ਨਾਨਕ ਚਰਣੀ ਪਾਇ ॥ ਫਲਗ੝ਣਿ ਨਿਤ ਸਲਾਹੀਝ ਜਿਸ ਨੋ ਤਿਲ੝ ਨ ਤਮਾਇ ॥13॥

falagun ana(n)dh oupaarajanaa har sajan pragattae aae ॥ sa(n)th sehaaee raam kae kar kirapaa dheeaa milaae ॥ saej suhaavee sarab sukh hun dhukhaa naahee jaae ॥ eishh punee vaddabhaaganee var paaeiaa har raae ॥ mil seheeaa ma(n)gal gaavehee geeth govi(n)dh alaae ॥ har jaehaa avar n dhisee koee dhoojaa lavai n laae ॥ halath palath savaarioun nihachal dhitheean jaae ॥ sa(n)saar saagar thae rakhian bahurr n janamai dhhaae ॥ jihavaa eaek anaek gun tharae naanak charanee paae ॥ falagun nith salaaheeai jis no thil n thamaae ॥13॥

In the month of Phalgun, bliss comes to those, unto whom the Lord, the Friend, has been revealed. The Saints, the Lord’s helpers, in their mercy, have united me with Him. My bed is beautiful, and I have all comforts. I feel no sadness at all. My desires have been fulfilled-by great good fortune, I have obtained the Sovereign Lord as my Husband. Join with me, my sisters, and sing the songs of rejoicing and the Hymns of the Lord of the Universe. There is no other like the Lord-there is no equal to Him. He embellishes this world and the world hereafter, and He gives us our permanent home there. He rescues us from the world-ocean; never again do we have to run the cycle of reincarnation. I have only one tongue, but Your Glorious Virtues are beyond counting. Nanak is saved, falling at Your Feet. In Phalgun, praise Him continually; He has not even an iota of greed. ((13))

-SGGS page 136

The above based on article at: by S.K.


These are the Twelve Months of the Nanakshahi Calendar
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Chet Vaisakh Jeth Harh Sawan Bhadon Assu Katak Maghar Poh Magh Phagun