Kannada Pausha Masa 2016 - 2017 in Kannada Calendar – Poush Month 2017 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 - 2017 is from December 30, 2016 to January 27, 2017. Makar Sankranti is on January 14.

Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Kannada Pausha Masa are:
Pradosh – January 10, 2017
Pradosha – January 25, 2017

Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesh in Pausha Masa 2016 is on  January 15, 2017  – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:57 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kannada Pausha Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Pausha Masa Kannada calendar 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from December 30 to January 12, 2017.
Kannada Pausha Month 2017 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from January 13, 2017 to January 27, 2017.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Kannada Pausha Masa
Putrada Ekadasi  – January 8, 2017 (Smarta) (Vaikunta Ekadasi)
Putrada Ekadasi - January 9, 2017 (Bhagavat)
Shattila Ekadasi – January 23, 2017

Purnima in Kannada Pausha Month 
Paush Pournima or Full moon day is on  January 12, 2017. The Purnima begins at 7:23 PM on January 11, 2017 and ends at 5:30 PM on January 12. Purnima Vrat is on January 11, 2017. Shakambari Purnima is on January 12. Magh Snan begins on the day.

Amavasi in Kannada Pausha Masa 
Pausha Amavasya or No moon day is on January 27, 2017
The Amavasi begins on at 4:55 AM on  January 27, 2017 and ends at 5:41 AM on January 28, 2017. Mauni Amavas is on January 27.

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

January 6, 2017 – Banadashtami
January 6, 2017 – Banashankari Navratri begins
January 13, 2016 – Bhogi
January 13th – Dhanrumasa ends
January 14th – Sankranti
January 12 – Banashankari Navratri ends

Note – Paush month in North Indian calendars began on December 14, 2016 and ends on January 12, 2017.

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

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Magha Masa.