Faagan month or Falgun month fifth month in Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat and some other western parts of India. Faagan month 2019 begins on March 7 and ends on April 5.
Fagan month is a period of time in which Punam or Full Moon falls on Purv Faagan or Uttar Fagan nakshatra. Holi and Dhuleti are the major festivals celebrated in Gujarati Falgun month. The same calendar is followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
Sud Paksh in Fagan month 2019 starts on March 7 and ends on March 21.
Vad Paksh in Falgun month 2019 begins on March 22 and ends on April 5.
Fagan mahina is the auspicious period for Shiva Puja and Sri Krishna Puja. In ISKCON temples and Swaminarayan Temple, Faagan mahina marks many celebrations. Holashtak, Vasantotsav, and Dhuleti Fuldolotsav are the important events among them.
The important festivals in Phalgun Month 2019 as per Gujarati calendar…
Friday, 15 March 2019 – Meena Sankranti
Sunday, 17 March 2019 – Amalaki Ekadashi
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 – Holi Festival
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 – Holika Dahan
Thursday, 21 March 2019 – Rangwali Holi
Thursday, 28 March 2019 – Basoda Festival
Thursday, 28 March 2019 – Sheetala Ashtami
Sunday, 31 March 2019 – Papmochani Ekadashi