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Poush Month 2017 – 2018 in North Indian Hindu Calendar – Paush Mahina 2018

Poush Mahina is the tenth month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Paush Month 2017 - 2018 begins on December 4, 2017, and ends on January 2, 2018. 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 2074.

Note - It must be noted that Poush month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka begins on December 19, 2017, and ends on January 17, 2018.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Poush Month 2018 is on December 6. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 8:10 PM.

Poush Month 2017 - 2018 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Poush Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from December 4, 2017, to December 19, 2017.
Poush Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from December 20, 2017, to January 2, 2018.

Poush Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Saphala Ekadasi – December 13, 2017 (smarta)
Saphala Ekadasi – December 14, 2017 (Bhagavat)
Putrada Ekadasi – December 29, 2017

Poush Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – December 14, 2017
Pradosh –  December 30, 2017

Poush Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on December 18, 2017
The Amavasi begins at 9:10 AM on December 17, 2017 and ends at 11:09 AM on December 18, 2017.

Poush Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on January 2, 2018. The Purnima begins at 11:44 AM on January 1, 2018 and ends at 7:54 AM on January 2. Purnima Vrat is on January 1, 2018. Shakambari Purnima is on January 2.

Festivals and auspicious days in Poush Month 2017 - 2018 in North India
Shakambari Navratri begins on December 26
Shakambari Purnima - January 2 

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