Marathi Paush Month in 2014 – Poush Mahina 2014 in Maharashtra Calendar

Paush month or Poush Mahina is the tenth month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Paush Month 2014 in Marathi calendar is from January 2, 2014 to January 30, 2014. The important festivals in the month include Makar Sankranti (January 14, 2014) and Shakambari Navratri.

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Paush Mahina is on January 19, 2014 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:48 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Paush Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Paush Mahina 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from January 2, 2014 to January 16, 2014.
Paush Month 2014 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from January 17, 2014 to January 30, 2014.

Purnima or full moon in Marathi Paush Mahina in 2014
Paush Pournima or Full moon day is on January 16. The Purnima begins at 7:50 AM on January 15, 2014 and ends at 10:21 AM on January 16. Shakambari Jayanti is observed on January 16. Magh Snan begins on the day.

Amavasi in Paush Mahina 2014 in Marathi Calendar
Paush Amavasya or No moon day is on January 30, 2014. The Amavasi begins at 7:01 AM on January 30, 2014 and ends at 3:08 AM on January 31, 2014.

Marathi Paush Mahina Ekadasi
Putrada Ekadasi  – January 11, 2014
Shattila Ekadasi – January 27, 2014

Paush Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – January 13, 2014 - Som Pradosh as it is Monday
Pradosha – January 28, 2014

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Paush Month
Makar Sankranti – January 14
Shakambari Navratri begins – January 8 – January 16
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti – January  3 (as per Tithi)

Note – Paush Mahina in North Indian calendars began on December 18, 2013 and ends on January 16, 2014.

Note – Paush Month in Telugu, Gujarati and Kannada calendar is similar to Marathi Calendar.

Next month in Marathi calendar is the Magha Month.