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Hindu Festivals in February 2017 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in February 2017



Dates of important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in February 2017 – 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, 2017 – Vasant Panchami. Saraswati Puja
February 2 – Muruga Sashti Fasting – Sheetala Sashti
February 3 – Ratha Saptami. Acchala Saptami. Narmada Jayanti
February 4 – Bhishma Ashtami
February 7 – Jaya Ekadasi Vrat
February 8 – Pradosh Vrat. Bhishma Dwadasi.
February 9 – Thaipusam (In some regions it is on Feb 10)
February 9 – Vishwakarma Jayanti in western parts of India
February 9 – Guru Pushya Amrtu Yoga after 10:50 AM
February 10 – Purnima – Full moon day
February 10 – Guru Ravidas Jayanti
February 11 – Phalgun month begins in North India calendars
February 11 – Guru Pratipada
February 14 – Sankashti Chaturthi – Angarak Ganesh Chaturthi
February 14 – Kumbha Masam begins in Malayalam calendar in Kerala
February 14 – Maasi Masam begins in Tamil Calendar in Tamil Nadu
February 15 - Phalgun month begins in Bengal Calendars.
February 19 – Sheetala Ashtami
February 19 – Sita Ashtami - Janaki Jayanti
February 19 – Chhathrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
February 20 – Ramdas Navami
February 21 - Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
February 22 – Vijaya Ekadasi
February 24 – Pradosh Vrat
February 24 – Mahashivratri
February 26 – Amavasya
February 27 – Phalgun month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
February 28 – Phulera Dooj
February 28 – Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti

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