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

Posh Month, or Paush or Poush Mahina, is the third month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat, India. Paush Month 2016 in Gujarati Calendar is from January 10 to February 8, 2016. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the current year in Gujarati Calendar is the Vikram Year 2072.

Some of the important festivals in the Magsar month include Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti (January 14, 2016).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Posh Maas
Putrada Ekadasi  – January 20, 2016
Shattila Ekadasi – February 4, 2016

Posh Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Poush Month Sud Padavo in 2016 (Waxing phase of moon) is from January 10 to January 23, 2016.
Paush Month 2016 Vad Padvo (Waning phase of moon) is from January 24, 2016 to February 8, 2016.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Poush month 2016
Posh poonam 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. Magh Snan begins on the day.

Amas or no moon day in Gujarati Posh month 2016
Posh Amas 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

Paush Mahina Shiva Pradosh
Pradosh – January 21, 2016
Pradosha – February 6, 2016

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Ganesha in Paush Mahina is on January 27, 2016 – 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 27, 2015 and ends on January 23, 2016.

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.