Posh Mahina, also known as Paush Maas or Poush Month, is the third month in traditional Gujarati calendar. Uttarayan – the daytime of Devas – begins in this month. Other important auspicious days in the month include Makar Sankranti and Poush Purnima. Dhanurmas also ends in this month. In 2011, Paush Mahina begins on January 5, 2011 and ends on February 4, 2011.
Paush Purnima is on January 19, 2011.
Poush Amavasi in Gujarati Calendar is on February 2 and February 3.
There is a Surya Grahan on northwestern parts of India on January 4.
Putrada Ekadasi, Shakambari Jayanti and Shattila Ekadasi are also observed in the month.
It must be noted that Paush Month in traditional Hindu calendar followed in
North India begins December 22, 2010 and ends on January 19, 2011.
Paush Month in traditional Marathi , Telugu and Kannada calendar is the same as Gujarati Calendar.