Paush Purnima or Pushya Pournami is the Full Moon day in Poush Month. In 2019, Paush Purnima date is February 21.
It is considered as very auspicious as on this day, Magh mela or Magh Mela Snan starts at Allahabad Prayag Triveni Sangam. This is the last day of Poush month as per North Indian calendars while it is the 15th day as per other calendars that are followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Hindus believe that performing punya snan at Triveni Sangam, Allahabad, or any other location of holy rivers like Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery and Brahmaputra is very auspicious and clears off the sins they have committed in their lives.
Shakambari Jayanthi and Shakambari Purnima festival are celebrated on Paush Purnima. This is the concluding day or the last day of Poush Navratras.
In 2019, this day corresponds with a day in Makaram Masam in Malayalam calendar, Thai Masam of Tamil calendar, Magh Mash in Bengali calendar, Magh Month in Nepali calendar.
Panchang, Poush Purnima, 21 January 2019
विरोधिकृत नाम संवत्सर, पौष मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पूर्णिमा, प्रतिपदा, पुष्य नक्षत्र, विष्कंभ – प्रीती योग, बालव – कौलव करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 07:13 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 18:02
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)18:22 Chandrastama (Moonset)00:00
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Purnima – 10:45
Skipped Tithi (Lunar Day) Pratipada – 31:04*
Nakshatra Pushya – 26:27*
Yoga Vishkambha – 10:34
Skipped Yoga : Priti – 30:19*
Karana Balava – 20:55
Skipped Karana : Kaulava – 31:04*
Purnimanta Month Paush
Amavasyanta Month Paush
Shaka Samvatsara: Vilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Virodhikruthi
Rahu Kalam: 08:35 – 09:56
Gulika Kalam: 13:59 – 15:20
Yama Gandam: 11:17 – 12:38
North Indian Hindi Calendar – Poush Mahina 2075
Malayalam Calendar – Makaram Month 1194 (Makara Masam)
Kannada Calendar – Poushya Maasa
Tamil Calendar – Thai Month (Thai Masam)
Bengali Calendar – Maagh Mash 1425
Nepali Calendar – Magh Maas 2075
Telugu Calendar – Pushya Masam (Pushyam)
Marathi Calendar – Poush Maas
Gujarati Calendar – Poush Maas
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Makara
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 20:50 – 22:14
Abhijit: 12:16 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 12:24 – 13:48
Durmuhurthams: 15:09 – 15:52