Kannada Phalguna Month in 2016 – Falgun Masa in Traditional Calendar in Karnataka in 2016



Phalguna Month is the 12th month in a traditional Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Falguna Masa in 2016 begins on March 9 and ends on April 7, 2016. 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 20
Pradosh - April 5 - Bhoum Pradosh

Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 27 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalguna Month 2016 Shukla Krishna Paksha
Falguna Month 2016 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from March 9 to March 23.
Falguna Month 2016 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from March 24 to April 7, 2016.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates 2016 in Kannada Phalguna Masa
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 19
Papamochini Ekadasi (Smarta)  – April 3
Papamochini Ekadasi – April 4

Purnima in Kannada Phalgun Month 
Falgun Purnima or Full moon day is  on March 23, 2016. The Purnima begins at 3:13 PM on March 22 and ends at 5:31 PM on March 23, 2016. Purnima Vrat is on March 22. Holika Dahan March 22. Holi play with colors is on March 24.  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 April 7, 2016 - Time is from 8:36 PM on April 6 to 4:53 PM on April 7, 2016.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious day are:
  • Holika Dahana - March 23
  • Holi Festival – March 24
  • Ranga Panchami - March 28
Phalgun month in other regions
Please note that Phalgun Month in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 23, 2016 and ends on March 23, 2016.

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.