Marathi Falgun Mahina 2017 – Phalgun Month in Traditional Hindu calendar in Maharashtra in 2017

Phalgun Mahina, Falguna Maas, is the 12th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Phalgun Mahina in 2017 begins on February 27 and ends on March 28, 2017. Some of the important festivals and auspicious days include Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, Amalaki Ekadasi, Holika Dahan, Holi Festival, Eknath Sasthi and Papamochini Ekadasi.

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

Phalgun Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Phalgun Mahina Marathi calendar 2017 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from February 27 to March 12.
Falgun Month 2017 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from March 12 to March 28, 2017.

Phalgun Ekadasi
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 8
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 24

Phalgun Pradosh
Pradosh – March 10
Pradosh - March 25 - Shani Pradosh

The dates of important festivals in Falgun month are:
  • Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti – As per English calendar is February 19 – As per Hindu Tithi the date is March 15.
  • Holika Dahan – March 12
  • Holi Festival – March 13
  • Tukaram Beej – March 14
  • Rang Panchami – March 17
  • Eknath Sashti – March  18
  • Madhukrishna Trayodasi – March 26
Purnima in Phalgun Mahina
Falgun Pournima 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.

Amavasi in Falgun Maas
Falgun 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.

Please note that Falgun Maas in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 11, 2017 and ends on March 12, 2017.

Phalgun Month in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Goa and Karnataka is similar to the Marathi Calendar.

Next month is the Chaitra Month in Marathi Calendar and the first day is observed as Gudi Padwa. Shaka Era 1938 begins from this day.