Pushya Maasa 2016-2017 in Kannada Calendar

Pushya Maasa or Pushya month is the tenth month in traditional Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. In 2016-2017, Pushya maasa begins on December 30, 2016 and ends on 27 January 2017. Same calendar is followed in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Pushya maasa is considered as inauspicious month for some kinds of Hindu rituals like marriages, gruhapravesh, engagements (Nischithartha), etc. but is well-known for its spiritual importance.

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

Krishna paksha in Pushya maasa 2016-17 begins on 13 January and ends on 27 January.

Bhogi, Sankranti, Pushya Navaratri or Shakambari Navaratri in Banashankari Temple of Badami, and Shadthila Ekadashi are the important festivals in Pushya maasa in Kannada Calendar. Next month in Kannnda Panchanga is Magha masam.

Important Kannada Festivals in Pushyamaasa 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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Poush maas 2014-2015 starts on December 22, 2014 and ends on January 20, 2015.

In 2014, Pushya maasa begins on January 2 and ends on January 30.

In 2013, Pushya maasa was from January 11 to February 10. Pushya masa 2011-2012 was from 25 December 2011 to January 23, 2012.

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