Faagan month or Falgun month fifth month in Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat and some other western parts of India. Faagan month 2020 begins on February 24 and ends on March 24.
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 2020 starts on February 24 and ends on March 9.
Vad Paksh in Falgun month 2020 begins on March 10 and ends on March 24.
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 2020 as per Gujarati calendar…
Friday, 6 March 2020 – Amalaki Ekadashi
Monday, 9 March 2020 – Holi Festival
Monday, 9 March 2020 – Holika Dahan
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 – Rangwali Holi
Saturday, 14 March 2020 – Meena Sankranti
Monday, 16 March 2020 – Basoda Festival
Monday, 16 March 2020 – Sheetala Ashtami
Thursday, 19 March 2020 – Papmochani Ekadashi