Marathi Falgun Mahina 2014 – Phalgun Month in Traditional Hindu calendar in Maharashtra in 2014

Phalgun Mahina, Falguna Maas, is the 12th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Phalgun Mahina in 2014 begins on  March 2 and ends on March 30, 2014. 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 20 – Moonrise is at 10:03 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalgun Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Phalgun Mahina Marathi calendar 2014 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from  March 2 to March 16.
Falgun Month 2014 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from March 17 to March 30.

Phalgun Ekadasi
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 12
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 27

Phalgun Pradosh
Pradosh – March 14 - Pradosha
Pradosh - March 28 - 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 19.
  • Holika Dahan – March 16
  • Holi Festival – March 17
  • Tukaram Beej – March 18
  • Rang Panchami – March 21
  • Eknath Sashti – March 22
  • Madhukrishna Trayodasi – March 28
Purnima in Phalgun Mahina
Falgun Pournima or Full moon day is on March 16, 2014. The Purnima begins at 09:19 PM on March 15 and ends at 10:37 PM on March 16.

Amavasi in Falgun Maas
Falgun Amavasya or No moon day is on March 30, 2014. The Amavasi begins at 02:30 AM on March 30 and ends at 12:14 AM on March 31.

Please note that Falgun Maas in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 15, 2014 and ends on March 16, 2014.

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 1936 begins from this day.