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Posh Month 2017 - 2018 in Gujarati Calendar – Paush or Poush Mahina 2018 in Gujarat

Posh Month, or Paush or Poush Mahina, is the third month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat, India. Paush Month 2018 in Gujarati Calendar is from December 19, 2017 to January 17, 2018. As per Vikram Samvat calendar, the current year in Gujarati Calendar is the Vikram Year 2074.

Some of the important festivals in the Magsar month include Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti (January 14, 2018).

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Posh Maas Putrada Ekadasi - December 29, 2017 Shattila Ekadasi – January 12, 2018
Posh Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha Poush Month Sud Padavo in 2018 (Waxing phase of moon) is from December 19 to January 2, 2018. Paush Month 2018 Vad Padvo (Waning phase of moon) is from January 2, 2018 to January 17, 2018.

Poonam or Purnima or full moon day Gujarati Poush month 2018 Posh poonam or Full moon day is on January 2. The Purnima begins at 11:44 AM on January 1 and ends at 7:54 AM on January 2. Purnima Vrat is on January 1, 2018. Shaka…

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…