Phalguna Month is the 12th month in a traditional Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Falguna Masam in 2013 begins on March 12 and ends on April 10, 2013. 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 24, 2013
Pradosh - April 7, 2013
Sankatahara Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 30, 2013. Moonrise time is at 9:19 PM
Phalguna Month 2013 Shukla Krishna Paksha
Falguna Month 2013 Shukla Paksha or bright phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from March 12 to March 27.
Falguna Month 2013 Krishna Paksha or dark phase of moon in Kannada Calendar is from March 28 to April 10.
Ekadasi Fasting Dates 2013 in Kannada Phalguna Masa
March 23 – Amalaki Ekadasi
April 6 – Papamochini Ekadashi
Purnima in Kannada Phalgun Month
Falgun Purnima or Full moon day is on March 27, 2013. The Purnima begins at 3:51 PM on March 26 to 3:13 PM on March 27, 2013. Vishnu Panchaka Pournami Puja is observed by certain communities on the day. Holi is also observed on the day.
Amavasi in Kannada Phalguna Masa
Phalguna Amavasya or No moon day is on April 10, 2013. The Amavasi begins at 2:16 PM on April 9 to 2:22 PM on April 10, 2013.
The dates of important festivals and auspicious day are:
- Holika Dahan – March 26
- Holi Festival – March 27
- Rang Panchami – March 31
Phalgun month in other regions
Please note that Phalgun Month in traditional Hindu calendar followed in
North India begins on February 26, 2013 and it will end on March 27, 2013.
Phalguna Masa in Gujarat,
Maharashtra, Goa and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Kannada Calendar.
Next month in Kannada Calendar is the Chaitra Month.
The first day of Chaitra is observed as Ugadi - New Year. Shri Shalivahana Shaka 1934 begins from Chatira 1