Hindu Festivals in February 2016 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in February 2016



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in February 2016 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

February 1, 2016 – Kalashtami
February 4, 2016 – Shattila Ekadasi – Ekadasi Fasting
February 6, 2016 – Pradosh Fasting – Shani Pradosh
February 6, 2016 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
February 8, 2016 – Amavasi
February 8, 2016 – Mauni Amavasya
February 8, 2016 –Thai Amavasya in Tamil Nadu
February 9, 2016 – Magh month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
February 11, 2016 – Tilkund Chaturthi
February 11, 2016 – Sri Ganesh Jayanti – Varad Chaturthi
February 12 – Vasant Panchami – Saraswati Puja
February 13 – Muruga Sashti Fasting - Shitala Sashti in Bengal
February 14 – Ratha Saptami
February 14 – Kumbha Masam begins in Malayalam calendar in Kerala
February 14 – Maasi Masam beigins in Tamil Calendar in Tamil Nadu
February 15 - Phalgun month begins in Bengal Calendars.
February 15 – Bhishma Ashtami
February 18 – Ekadasi Fasting – Jaya Ekadasi
February 19 – Bhishma Dwadashi
February 20, 2016  – Pradosh Vrat fasting – Shani Pradosh
February 20, 2016  – Vishwakarma Jayanti in western parts of India
February 22, 2016  – Purnima – Full moon day
February 22 – Maasi Maha Maham in Tamil Nadu
February 23, 2016 – Phalgun Month begins in calendars followed in North India
February 23 - Attukal Pongala at Trivandrum in Kerala
February 26, 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi Fasting

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Hindu auspicious dates in February 2016 for all purposes