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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…

Amavasya Calendar 2011 in pdf and jpeg – Amavas or Amavasi 2011 Timing

Amavasya is referred as the no moon or new moon day. This Amavasya Calendar 2011 is based on Indian Standard Timing. Amavas or Amavasi is chosen for Tarpan and Shradh. Some Hindu communities also take only a single meal on the day. Link – Download Amavasya 2011 Calendar in pdf format Link – Download Amavasya 2011 Calendar in jpeg format picture

Bhishma in the Mahabharata on Dharma, Artha and Kama

Dharma, Artha and Kama exist together, side by side, when a man amasses wealth always take care to walk in the path of Dharma. Wealth has its root in virtue, and pleasure is said to be the fruit of wealth. All of these again, are firmly planted in Will. Objects exist in this world for the gratification of the senses, and Will is concerned with these objects. The sum total of the three depends on these.  Dharma, Artha and Kama have one quality in common: passion. The pursuit of these three for the sake of themselves, with a desire to enjoy their fruits, makes the rewards remote. However, if the pursuit is spurred by a desire for knowledge, the knowledge of self, when they become the means for an end which is noble, the realization of self, then the reward is immense. Dharma is to be acquired for the purification of the soul. Wealth or Artha may be acquired so that it may be spent without any desire for the fruits. Pleasure should be pursued just for supporting the body and not for gratif…

Today in Hindu Calendar – January 2, 2011

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on January 2, 2011 – Today is Krishna Paksha Trayodashi – the 13th day of waning phase / dark phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Trayodasi tithi till 14:25 hrs on January 2, 2011. Then onwards it is Chaturdasi tithi. All time based on India Standard Time. Margashirsh Krishna Paksha Trayodasi or 13th day of Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Paush Krishna Paksha Trayodashi or 13th day of Poush month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. Margashirsha Krishna Paksha ends in these regions. Rashi or Moon Sign – Vrischika Rasi Nakshatra – Anuradha or Anusham or Anizham till 0156 hrs. Kettai or Jyeshta or Thriketta from then onwards till 0210 hrs on the next day. 18th day of Margazhi Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu 18th day …

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