Phalgun Mahina 2014 – Falguna or Phalguna Month 2014 in North Indian Hindu Calendar

Phalgun Mahina is the 12th month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Falguna or Phalguna Month 2014 begins on February 15, 2014 and ends on March 16, 2014. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The current year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2070.

Mahashivratri (February 27, 2014) and First day of Holi (Holika Dahan) (March 16, 2014) and Holi (March 17, 2014) are observed in this month.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Phalgun Month 2014 is on February 18. Moonrise time is at 8:54 PM. As the Sankashti falls on a Tuesday, it is observed as Angarak Sankashti Chaturthi.

Phalguna Mahina 2014 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Falguna Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from February 15, 2014 to March 1, 2014
Phalgun Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from March 2, 2014 to March 16, 2014.

Phalgun Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Vijaya Ekadashi – February 25
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 12

Falgun Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – February 27
Pradosh – March 13

Phalgun Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Phalguna Amavasya is on March 1, 2014.
The Amavasi begins at 4:10 PM on February 28 and ends at 2:05 PM on March 1, 2014.

Phalgun Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on March 16, 2014. The Purnima begins at 9:07 PM on March 15 and ends at 10:27 PM on March 16, 2014. Purnima Vrat is on March 16.

Festivals and auspicious days in Phalgun Month 2014 in North India
Seetha Ashtami – February 22
Shivratri - February 27
Holashtak from March 9 to March 17
Holika Dahan – March 16
Holi Dhuleti - March 17

Next month in North Indian Hindu Calendars is the Chaitra or Chait month.

Note - It must be noted that Magh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on March 2, 2014 and ends on March 30, 2014.