Paush Month, or Poush Mahina, is the 10th month in a traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India. Paush Mahina 2011 begins on December 22, 2010 and ends on December 19, 2011. The calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan,
Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and other north Indian states. It is also known as Pushya Maas and Poush Mas.
Note - Paush month in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat begins on January 4, 2011 and ends on February 2, 2011
Paush Amavasya is on January 4, 2011 in North India. Paush Amavasi is on February 2 for calendars followed in other regions.
Paush Purnima is on January 19.
Some of the important auspicious days in the Paush month include Paush Purnima, Makar Sankranti etc. The famous Magh Mela at Sangam (
) in Uttar Pradesh begins on the Paush Poornima. Allahabad