Poush Mahina 2016-2017 in Marathi Calendar

Poush mahina or Poush month is the tenth month in traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2016-2017, Poush mahina starts on December 30, 2016 and ends on 27 January 2017. Same calendar is followed in Gujarat, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.

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

Shukla Paksha in Poush mahina 2016-17 starts on December 30 and ends on January 12, 2017.

Krishna paksha in Poush month 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 Marathi Calendar. Next month in Marathi Panchang is Magh month.

Important Marathi Festivals in Pousha Mahina 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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