Phalguna masam or Falgun month is the 12th or last month as per traditional Telugu calendar. Falguna Masam 2013 starts on March 12 and ends on April 10 as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi calendars.
Falguna masam is the period when Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra or Purva Falguni Nakshatram falls during Purnima or Full Moon day.
Shukla Paksham in Falguna Masam begins on March 12 and ends on March 27.
Bahula or Krishna Paksham starts on March 28 and ends on April 10.
The important festivals in Phalguna Masam 2013 as per Telugu calendar…
13 March 2013: Falgun Month begins in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada and Telugu calendars (Amavasyant Panchangams). Pankabai Patil Punyatithi, Fulera Dooj, Shri Ramkrishna Paramhamsa Jayanti
14 March 2013: Saint Pujya Vimal Phadke Punyatithi. Panguni Masam begins in Tamil Calendar of Tamil Nadu. Annapurneshwari Devasthana Varshikotsava Horanadu in Karnataka.
15 March 2013: Vinayak Chaturthi. Meena Masam begins in Malayalam calendar of Kerala. Chaitra Month begins in Bengali Calendar. Ganapathi Utsava Sri Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi Temple Padubidri in Karnataka.
16 March 2013: Arya Samaj Saptaha ends, Babarao Savarkar Smruthidin. Sri Basaveshwara Rathotsava Shedabala; Krantiveer Babarao Savarkar Smrutidin.
17 March 2013: Svatantraveer VD Savarkar Punyatithi (as per Tithi)
19 March 2013: Panakala Narasimha Swamy Brahmotsavam begins in Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh. Tirumala Venkataramanaswamy Rathotsava Bantwala; Sri Raghavendra Swamy Jayanti Mantralayam, Andhra Pradesh.
20 March 2013: Durgashtami, Budhashtami, Dadudayal Jayanti, Rani Avantibai Lodhi Balidandin, Holashtak begins
21 March 2013: Lathmaar Holi
23 March 2013: Amalaki Ekadashi. Bhagat Singh Balidaandin, Rajguru Balidaandin, Sukhdev Balidaandin. Kashi Vishwanath Shrungarotsav. Rangbari Ekadasi in North India.
24 March 2013: Pradosh, Khatu Shyam Mela in Rajasthan. Puri Jagannath Darshan. Nrusimha Dwadasi, Govinda Dwadasi.
25 March 2013: Jagadguru Renukacharya Jayanti. Ganesh Shankar Vidhyarthi Balidaandin
26 March 2013: Holi Festival. Hutashni Pournima, HH Gulab Baba Nirvanotsav. Holika Dahan, Kamadahanam. Madana Purnima. Holi Hunnime.
27 March 2013: Phalgun Pournima, Dhulendi, Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti. Dhulivandan, Dhuleti, Gaura Purnima, Dol Yatra. Sonda Rathotsava; Hattiangadi Rathotsava.
28 March 2013: Chaitra Month begins in North Indian Hindi calendars. Gangaur Puja. Arya Samaj Foundation Day. Samrat Bukkaraya Smrutidin. Abhyanga Snana. Vasantotsav begins. Sri Satyabodha Tirtha Punyatithi Savanur
29 March 2013: Tukaram Beej. Bhai Dooj (Matantare Bhai Dooj), Chitragupta Pujan. Mangaladevi Devasthana Dwajarohana Mangalore.
30 March 2013: Sankashti Chaturthi. Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti. Shyamaji Krishna Varma Smrutidin.
31 March 2013: Rangpanchami. Shirsi Marikamba Mela ends in Karnataka. Sri Sharana Basaveshwara Rathotsava Gulbarga; Sri Yellamma Devi Jatra Chikkodi, Belgaum in Karnataka.
April 1, 2013: Eknath Sashti
April 2, 2013 – Mangaladevi Temple Rathotsava Mangalore
April 10, 2013 – Ugadi Amavasya, Dharmaveera Sambaji Maharaj Balidaandin; Sri Rajarajeshwari Temple Utsava Polali
In 2012, Falguna Masam dates – from February 22 to 22 March as per Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati and Marathi calendars.
The major or important festivals and auspicious days in Telugu Phalguna masam 2012:
23 February 2012: Chandra darshanam
28 February 2012: Sashti Vratham
4 March 2012: Ekadashi (Amalaki Ekadasi)
6 March 2012: Pradosha Vratam (Bhouma Pradosham)
6 March 2012: Kamadahanam
7 March 2012: Holi Festival
8 March 2012: Pournami (Falguna Pournima)
8 March 2012: Madana Purnima or Vasantha Poornima
8 March 2012: Lakshmi Jayanti
9 March 2012: Vasantotsavam, Chootha Kusuma bhakshanam
11 March 2012: Sankashti / Sankatahara Chavithi
18 March 2012: Ekadashi (Papamochani Ekadasi)
19 March 2012: Pradosham (Soma Pradosha Puja)
20 March 2012: Masa Shivaratri
22 March 2012: Krottha Amavasya / Kottha Amavasya or Falguna Amavasya