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Poush Month 2016 – 2017 in North Indian Hindu Calendar – Paush Mahina 2017

Poush Mahina is the tenth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Paush Month 2016 - 2017 begins on December 14, 2016 and ends on January 12, 2017. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The current year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2073.

Note - It must be noted that Poush month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka begins on December 30, 2017 and ends on January 27, 2017.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Poush Month 2016 is on December 17. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:45 PM.

Poush Month 2016 - 2017 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Poush Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from December 14, 2016 to December 29, 2016.
Poush Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from December 31, 2016 to January 12, 2017.

Poush Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Saphala Ekadasi – December 24, 2016
Putrada Ekadasi – January 8, 2017

Poush Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – December 26, 2016
Pradosh – January 10, 2017

Poush Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on December 29, 2016
The Amavasi begins at 10:23 AM on December 28, 2016 and ends at 12:04 PM on December 29, 2016.

Poush Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima 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.

Festivals and auspicious days in Poush Month 2015 - 2016 in North India
Shakambari Navratri begins on January 6
Shakambari Purnima - January 12 

Next month in North Indian Hindu Calendars is the Magh month.

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