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Phalgun Mahina 2017 – Falguna or Phalguna Month 2017 in North Indian Hindu Calendar

Phalgun Mahina is the 12th month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Falguna or Phalguna Month 2017 begins on February 11, 2017 and ends on March 12, 2017. 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 2072.

Mahashivratri (February 24, 2017) and First day of Holi (Holika Dahan) (March 12, 2017) and Holi (March 13, 2017) are observed in this month.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Phalgun Month 2017 is on February 14. Moonrise time is at 8:29 PM. 

Phalguna Mahina 2017 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Falguna Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from February 11, 2017 to February 26, 2017
Phalgun Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from February 27, 2017 to March 12, 2017.

Phalgun Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Vijaya Ekadashi – February 22
Amalaki Ekadasi – March 8

Falgun Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – February 24
Pradosh – March 10

Phalgun Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Phalguna Amavasya is on February 26, 2017.
The Amavasi begins at 8:51 PM on February 25 to 8:28 PM on February 26, 2017.

Phalgun Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on March 12, 2017. The Purnima begins at 8:54 PM on March 11 and ends at 8:24 PM on March 12, 2017. Purnima Vrat is on March 12.

Festivals and auspicious days in Phalgun Month 2017 in North India
Seetha Ashtami – February 19
Guru Ramdas Navami - February 20
Shivratri - February 24
Holashtak from March 5 to March 12
Kharmas from March 15
Holika Dahan – March 12
Holi Dhuleti - March 13

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 February 27, 2017 and ends on March 28, 2017.

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