Poush mahina or Poush month is the tenth month in traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra and Goa. In 2019, Poush mahina starts on 6 January and ends on 4 February 2019. Same calendar is followed in Gujarat, Karnataka, Telangana 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 2019 starts on January 6 and ends on January 21..
Krishna paksha in Poush month 2019 begins on 22 January and ends on 4 February.
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 2019
Monday, 14 January 2019 – Bhogi
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 – Makara Sankranti, Pongal
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 – Uttarayan Festival
Thursday, 17 January 2019 – Poush Putrada Ekadashi
Monday, 21 January 2019 – Poush Purnima
Monday, 21 January 2019 – Chandra Grahan (Lunar Eclipse)
Thursday, 24 January 2019 – Sakat Chauth
Thursday, 31 January 2019 – Shattila Ekadashi
Monday, 4 February 2019 – Mauni Amavasya, Chollanghi Amavasya, Poush Amavasya