Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in February 2012

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in February 2012– based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

February 3 – Jaya Ekadasi Vrat
February 4 – Bhishma Dwadasi
February 5 – Pradosh Vrat
February 7 – Purnima – Full moon day
February 7 – Thaipusam
February 8 – Phalgun Month begins in Calendars followed in North India.
February 10 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat (Maharashtra)
February 11 - Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat (North India and also some calendars in South India)
February 14 – Kalashtami
February 14 – Kumbha Masam begins in Malayalam Calendars.
February 14 – Maasi Masam begins in Tamil Calendars
February 14 – Phalgun month begins in Bengal calendars
February 16 – Ramdas Navami
February 17 – Vijaya Ekadasi – Smarta
February 18 – Vijaya Ekadasi – Bhagavad
February 19 – Pradosh
February 20 – Mahashivratri
February 21 – Amavasya – No moon day
February 22 – Phalgun month begins in calendars followed in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat
February 23 – Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti
February 28 - Sashti Fasting