Kannada Pausha Masa 2016 in Kannada Calendar – Poush Month 2016 in Karnataka



Pausha Masa, or Poush Month, is the tenth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar and Panchanga followed in Karnataka. Pausha Masa 2016 is from January 10 to February 8, 2016. Makar Sankranti is on January 15.

Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Kannada Pausha Masa are:
Pradosh – January 21, 2016
Pradosha – February 6, 2016

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesh in Pausha Masa 2016 is on  January 27, 2016 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:57 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kannada Pausha Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Pausha Masa Kannada calendar 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from January 10 to January 23, 2016.
Kannada Pausha Month 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from January 24, 2016 to February 8, 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kannada Pausha Masa
Putrada Ekadasi  – January 20, 2016
Shattila Ekadasi – February 4, 2016

Purnima in Kannada Pausha Month 
Paush Pournima or Full moon day is on January 23. The Purnima begins at 7:31 AM on January 23 and ends at 7:16 AM on January 24. Purnima Vrat is on January 23, 2016. Shakambari Purnima is on January 23. Shakambari Jayanti is observed on January 23. Magh Snan begins on the day.

Amavasi in Kannada Pausha Masa 
Pausha Amavasya or No moon day is on February 8, 2016. The Amavasi begins on at 10:21 PM on February 7 and ends at 8:09 PM on February 8, 2016. Amavas Vrat is on Feb 8. Mauni Amavas is on February 8

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Kannada Pausha Month are:

January 17, 2016 – Banadashtami
January 17, 2016 – Banashankari Navratri begins
January 14, 2016 – Bhogi
January 14th – Dhanrumasa ends
January 15th – Sankranti
January 24 – Banashankari Navratri ends

Note – Paush month in North Indian calendars began on December 27, 2015 and ends on January 23, 2016.

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

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Magha Masa.