Kannada Phalguna Month in 2017 – Falgun Masa in Traditional Calendar in Karnataka in 2017



Phalguna Month is the 12th month in a traditional Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Falguna Masa in 2017 begins on February 27 and ends on March 28, 2017. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days in Falgun Masa include Amalaki Ekadasi, Holika Dahana, Holi Dhuleti, and Papamochini Ekadasi.

Shiva Pradosham Fasting Dates in Kannada Phalguna Masa are:
Pradosh – March 10
Pradosh - March 25 - Shani Pradosh

Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 16 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalguna Month 2017 Shukla Krishna Paksha
Falguna Month 2017 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from February 27 to March 12.
Falguna Month 2017 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from March 13 to March 28, 2017.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates 2017 in Kannada Phalguna Masa
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 8
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 24

Purnima in Kannada Phalgun Month 
Falgun Purnima or Full moon day is  on March 12, 2017. The Purnima begins at 8:23 PM on March 11 and ends at 8:24 PM on March 12, 2017. Purnima Vrat is on March 12. Holika Dahan March 12. Holi play with colors is on March 13. Vishnu Panchaka Pournami Puja is observed by certain communities on the day.

Amavasi in Kannada Phalguna Masa 
Phalguna Amavasya or No moon day is on March 28, 2017 - Time is from 10:44 AM on March 27 to 8:27 AM on March 28, 2017.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious day are:
  • Holika Dahan – March 12
  • Holi Festival – March 13
  • Rang Panchami – March 17
Phalgun month in other regions
Please note that Phalgun Month in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 11, 2017 and ends on March 12, 2017.

Phalguna Masa in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Kannada Calendar.

Next Month
Next month in Kannada Calendar is the Chaitra Month.

The first day of Chaitra is observed as Ugadi - New Year. Shri Shalivahana Shaka 1938 begins from Chatira 1. Durmukhi Nama Samvatsara begins.