Marathi Falgun Mahina 2015 – Phalgun Month in Traditional Hindu calendar in Maharashtra in 2015

Phalgun Mahina, Falguna Maas, is the 12th month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra. Phalgun Mahina in 2015 begins on February 19 and ends on March 20, 2015. 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 9 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Phalgun Mahina Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Phalgun Mahina Marathi calendar 2015 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from  February 19 to March 5.
Falgun Month 2015 Marathi calendar Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from March 6 to March 20.

Phalgun Ekadasi
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 1
Papamochini Ekadasi (Smarta)  – March 16
Papamochini Ekadasi – March 17

Phalgun Pradosh
Pradosh – March 2 - Soma Pradosha
Pradosh - March 18 - 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 8.
  • Holika Dahan – March 5
  • Holi Festival – March 6
  • Tukaram Beej – March 7
  • Rang Panchami – March 11
  • Eknath Sashti – March 12
  • Madhukrishna Trayodasi – March 18
Purnima in Phalgun Mahina
Falgun Pournima or Full moon day is on March 5, 2015. The Purnima begins at 08:57 PM on March 4 and ends at 11:34 PM on March 5.

Amavasi in Falgun Maas
Falgun Amavasya or No moon day is on March 20, 2015. The Amavasi begins at 06:48 PM on March 19 and ends at 3:06 PM on March 20.

Please note that Falgun Maas in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 4, 2015 and ends on March 5, 2015.

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.