Poush Maas 2016-2017 in Gujarati Calendar

Poush month or Poush maas is the third month in traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Poush maas 2016-2017 starts on December 30, 2016 and ends on 27 January 2017. Same calendar is followed in Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh.

Poush maas is considered as inauspicious month for some kinds of Hindu rituals like marriages, grah pravesh, engagements, etc. but is well-known for its spiritual importance.

Sud Paksh in Poush maas 2016-17 starts on December 30 and ends on January 12, 2017.

Vad paksh in Pausha maas 2016-17 begins on 13 January and ends on 27 January.

Makar Sankranti, Poush Navaratri or Shakambari Navaratri, and Shadthila Ekadashi are the important festivals in Poush mahina in Gujarati Calendar. Next month in Gujarati Panchang is Magh month.

Important Festivals in Posh Maas 2016-2017

30 December 2016 – Chandra Darshan

Sunday, 8 January 2017 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

Monday, 9 January 2017 – Pausha Putrada Ekadashi

Thursday, 12 January 2017 – Paush Purnima

Friday, 13 January 2017 – Bhogi

Saturday, 14 January 2017 – Makara Sankranti, Uttarayan Festival

Sunday, 15 January 2017 – Kanuma

Monday, 16 January 2017 – Mukkanuma

Sunday, 15 January 2017 – Sakat Chauth

Monday, 23 January 2017 – Shattila Ekadashi

Friday, 27 January 2017 – Poush Amavasya

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