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Poush Month 2020 – 2021 in North Indian Hindu Calendar – Paush Mahina 2021

Poush Mahina is the tenth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Paush Month 2020 - 2021 begins on December 31, 2020 and ends on January 28, 2021. 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 2077.

Note - It must be noted that Poush month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka begins on January  14, 2021 and ends on February 11, 2021.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Poush Month 2021 is on January January 2, Saturday. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:18 PM.

Poush Month 2020 - 2021 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Poush Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from December 31, 2020 to January 13, 2021.
Poush Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from January 14 to January 28, 2021.

Poush Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Saphala Ekadasi –  January 9
Putrada Ekadasi – January 24

Poush Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – January 10
Pradosh – January 26

Paush Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on January 13, 2021
The Amavasi begins at 12:23 PM on January 12, 2021 and ends at 10:30 AM on January 13, 2021. 

Paush Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on January 28, 2021.

  • The Purnima begins at 1:18 AM on January 28 and ends at 12:46 AM on January 29. Purnima Vrat is on January 28, 2021. 
  • Shakambari Purnima is on January 28.
Festivals and auspicious days in Poush Month 2020 - 2021 in North India
Makar Sankranti - January 14
Khichdi Parv - January 14
Shakambari Purnima - January 28
Magh Mela begins on January 28

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



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