Telugu Poush Masa 2016 in Telugu Calendar – Paush Month in 2016 in Telugu Calendar in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Poush Masa, also known as Pushya Masam, is the tenth month in a traditional Hindu Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Poush Masa 2016 is from January 11 to February 8, 2016. Bhogi, Sankranti and Banashankari Jayanti are observed in the Pausha month. Makar Sankranti is on January 15.

Sankatahara Chavithi dedicated to Vinayaka in Poush Masa in 2016 is on  January 27, 2016 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:57 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Telugu Paush Masa Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Paush Masa 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from January 11 to January 23, 2016.
Telugu Poush Masam 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from  January 24, 2016 to February 8, 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Telugu Poush Masa are:
Putrada Ekadasi  – January 20, 2016
Shattila Ekadasi – February 4, 2016

Pradosha Fasting Dates in Telugu Poush Masa are:
Pradosh – January 21, 2016
Pradosha – February 6, 2016

Purnima in Telugu Pausha Masa
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 Telugu Pausha Masa
Pausha Masa 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 Telugu Margasira Masa are:

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

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

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

Next month in Telugu calendar is the Magha Masa.