Vakula Ashtami

Vakula Ashtami (Bakula Ashtami) is an auspicious day celebrated Falgun Krishna Ashtami (Ashtami in Krishna Paksha of Phalgun Maas) in North Indian calendars. In 2020, Vakula Ashtami date is 16 February, Sunday. There is no special mention of Vakula Ashtami in prominent scriptures. Significance, importance, Vrat Vidhi, Pujan Katha of Vakula Ashtami are unknown as […]

Amalaki Ekadashi 2020

Amalaki Ekadashi is observed on Shukla Paksha Ekadasi day in Falgun Month. In 2020, Amalaki Ekadashi date is March 6. Amalaki means the Indian Gooseberry tree (botanical name – Phyllanthus emblica). On this Ekadashi day, Amalaki tree is worshipped.  Amla tree is believed as Lord Vishnu and Tulsi as Goddess Lakshmi. The legend or Amalaki […]

Bengali Phalgun Month 2020

Phalgun Month is 11th month in Bengali calendar. In 2020, Bengali Phalgun Month begins on February 14 and ends on March 14. This year is referred to as ‘1426’ year as per Bengali Panjika. Bengali Phalgun Month coincides with Falgun Month-Chaitra Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars (Purnimant Panchang), Magh Month-Falguna Month as per […]

Phalgun Month 2020 | Falgun Maas, Phalguna Masam dates

Phalgun month (Falgun maas or Phalguna masam) is the 12th or last month as per Hindu calendar. In 2020, Phalgun month starts on February 10 and ends on March 9 as per traditional North Indian calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Orissa. As per Telugu, Marathi, […]

Vishnu Vidiya Vratam in Phalguna Masam

Vishnu Vidiya Vratam is observed 15 days in Falgun month from Phalguna Maasa Shukla Vidiya to Phalguna Maasa Krishna Vidiya in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana. In 2020, Vishnu Vidiya Vratham starts on February 25 and ends on March 11. As the name suggests, this vow is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The main purpose of observing […]

Falgun Purnima 2020 | Phalgun Poornima, Holika Purnima

Falgun Purnima or Phalgun Poornima or Phalguna Pournami or Holika Purnima is the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2020, Falgun Poornima date is March 9. This auspicious day is dedicated to Lord Krishna and Goddess Lakshmi. During Falguna month, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped but Krishna Puja and Lakshmi Puja are […]

Shri Chaitanya Jayanti 2020 | Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi 2020 date

Shri Chaitanya Jayanti or the birth anniversary of Chaitanya mahaprabhu is observed on Phalgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falguna month. In 2020, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi date is March 9. This festival is also known as Gaura Purnima. Chaitanya Jayanti is celebrated all over India mainly in Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, and Jharkhand. Sri Chaitanya […]

Holi 2020 | Holi Festival 2020 date

Holi festival, also known as Holika, is the colourful Hindu festival celebrated on Falgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun Month. In 2020, Holi date is March 9|10. As Phalgun Purnima in 2020 starts on March 9 and ends on March 10, date of Holi festival may vary. Phalgun Purnima or Holi festival is celebrated […]

Significance of Falguna Month, Reference of Falgun Masam in Hindu Religious History

Falguna masam is the last among the 12 months in Hindu calendar. This month does not contain many auspicious days and festivals, but the Falgun month has a great significance according to Hindu Mythology (Hindu religious history). The most prominent incidents of the most important Itihasas for Hindus, Ramayana and MahaBharata occurred in the Phalgun month. […]

Eknath Sashti 2020 | Sant Eknath Shashti in Maharashtra

Eknath Sashti, also known as Sant Eknath Shashti, is an auspicious day dedicated to Sant Eknath who was a great saint lived in Maharashtra in 16th century. In 2020, Eknath Sashti date is March 14. It is observed on Falguna Krishna Sashti, sixth day in dark fortnight of Falguna month in Marathi calendar. On Phalguna […]

Avighna Vrata 2020 | Avigna Vratam in Falgun Month

Avighna Vrata or Avigna Vratam is observed for two days: Chavithi and Panchami in Shukla Paksha or bright half of Falgun month (February – March). In 2020, Avighna Vrata date is February 27. As the name indicates, this vow is observed to get rid of obstacles and hurdles in ones life. To perform the vrata, […]

Ranga Panchami 2019 | Rangapanchami, Shimga in 2019

Holi is also celebrated as Ranga Panchami or Rang Panchami or Shimga in Maharashtra, Konkan regions, some Northern Karnataka districts, and some parts of Madhya Pradesh. In 2019, Ranga Panchami date is March 6. Holi date is March 25. Ranga Panchami falls on the fifth day after Holi Purnima or on Falgun Krishna Panchami. Rang […]

Phagu Dasami 2020 | First day of Dolyatra in Odisha

Phagu Dasami is the first day of Dolyatra festival in Odisha. It is observed on Phalgun Shukla Dashami, the tenth day in bright half of Falgun month. In 2020, Phagu Dasami date is March 5. On this day, idols or images of Radha and Lord Krishna are placed on a swing as part of Basantotsav. […]

Phalguna Masam 2020 | Falguna Month dates in Telugu Calendar

Phalguna masam or Falgun month is the 12th or last month as per traditional Telugu calendar. In 2020, Falguna Masam starts on February 24 and ends on March 24 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 […]

Phalguna Masa 2020 in Kannada Calendar

Phalgun masam or Falgun month is the 12th or last month as per traditional Kannada calendar. Falguna Maasa 2020 begins on February 24 and ends on March 24 as per Kannada, Telugu, Gujarati and Marathi calendars. Falguna maasa is the period when Uttara Phalguni Nakshatra or Purva Falguni Nakshatram falls during Purnima or Full Moon […]

Govinda Dwadashi 2018

Govinda Dwadashi is observed on Falgun Shukla Dwadashi, the twelfth day in brighter half of Falgun month. In 2018, Govinda Dwadashi date is February 27. It is of great significance in Tirumala Tirupati Balaji Temple, Dwaraka Tirumala Venkateshwara Swamy Temple (Chinna Tirupati), Puri Jagannath Temple, and many other temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is considered […]

Faagan Month 2020 in Gujarati Calendar

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 […]

Falgun Mahina 2020 in Marathi Calendar

Falgun mahina or Phalgun month is the 12th and last month in traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra & Goa. In 2020, Falgun Mahina starts on February 24 and ends on March 24 as per traditional Marathi panchang. Falgun month is the period when Purva Phalguni or Uttara Phalguni nakshatra coincides with Purnima or Full […]

Lakshmi Jayanthi 2020 | Lakshmi Puja on Phalgun Purnima

Sri Lakshmi Jayanti, birthday of Goddess Sri Lakshmi Devi, is observed Phalgun Purnima, the Full Moon day in Falgun month. In 2020, Lakshmi Jayanthi date is March 10. On this occasion devotees worship Goddess Laxmi devi, Goddess of wealth, with utmost devotion. This festival is also celebrated as Holi or Madan Purnima or Vasant Poornima. […]

Phalgun Maas 2013 in North Indian Hindi Calendar

Falgun month or Falguna maas is the 12th and last month as per the traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. In 2013, Falgun month begins on February 26 and ends on March 27 as per North Indian Hindu calendar followed in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh & Orissa. […]