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Gujarati Falgun Mahina 2017 – Fagan Month or Phalguna Maas in Gujarat Calendar in 2017

Falgun Mahina or Fagan Maas is the fifth month in a traditional Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Falgun Month in 2017 in Gujarati calendar begins on February 27 and ends on March 28, 2017.  Holi festival and Dhuleti are the important festivals in Phalgun month. The current year as per traditional Gujarati calendar is Vikram Samvat 2073.

Fagan Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padvo
  • Falgun Maas Gujarati calendar 2017 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from February 27 to March 12.
  • Falgun Mahina 2017 Gujarati calendar Vad Padvo (Waning phase of moon) is from March 13 to March 28, 2017.
Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh is on March 16 – Moonrise is at 9:39 PM – Indian standard time.

Falgun Mahina Purnima
Falgun Purnima (Full moon) or Full moon day is on March 12, 2017. The Purnima begins at 8:23 PM on March 11 and ends at 8:24 PM on March 12, 2017. Purnima Vrat is on March 12. Holika Dahan March 12. Holi play with colors is on March 13.

Falgun Amas
Amas or Amavasi (No moon) is on March 28, 2017 - Time is from 10:44 AM on March 27 to 8:27 AM on March 28, 2017.

Falgun Ekadashi
Maha Sud Amalaki Ekadashi is on March 8
Maha Vad Papmochani Ekadasi is on March 24

Phalgun Pradosh
Pradosh – March 10
Pradosh - March 25 - Shani Pradosh

The important festival dates are:
March 5 to 12 - Holashtak
March 12, 2017 – Holi first night – Holika Dahan
March 13, 2017 – Dhuleti - Fuldolotsav

Please note that Falgun Mahina in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India begins on February 11, 2017 and ends on March 12, 2017.

Phalgun Masam in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Gujarati Calendar. Except that in these calendars Phalgun is the last month in a traditional year.