Posh Month 2016 - 2017 in Gujarati Calendar – Paush or Poush Mahina 2017 in Gujarat



Posh Month, or Paush or Poush Mahina, is the third month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat, India. Paush Month 2017 in Gujarati Calendar is from December 30, 2016 to January 27, 2017. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the current year in Gujarati Calendar is the Vikram Year 2073.

Some of the important festivals in the Magsar month include Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti (January 14, 2017).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Posh Maas
Putrada Ekadasi  – January 8, 2017 (Smarta)
Putrada Ekadasi - January 9, 2017 (Bhagavat)
Shattila Ekadasi – January 23, 2017

Posh Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Poush Month Sud Padavo in 2017 (Waxing phase of moon) is from December 30 to January 12, 2017.
Paush Month 2017 Vad Padvo (Waning phase of moon) is from January 13, 2017 to January 27, 2017.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Poush month 2017
Posh poonam or Full moon day is on January 12. The Purnima begins at 7:51 PM on January 11 and ends at 5:04 PM on January 12. Purnima Vrat is on January 11, 2017. Shakambari Purnima is on January 12. Shakambari Jayanti is observed on January 12. Magh Snan begins on the day.

Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Posh month 2017
Posh Amas is on January 27, 2017.
The Amavasi begins on at 5:02 PM on January 26 and ends at 5:37 PM on January 27, 2017. Mauni Amavas is on January 27

Paush Mahina Shiva Pradosh
Pradosh – January 10, 2017
Pradosha – January 25, 2017

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Paush Mahina is on January 15, 2017 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:57 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Poush Month
Uttarayan – January 14
Makar Sankranti – January 14

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

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

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Magha or Maha Month.