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Narasimha Dwadasi Vrata

Narasimha Dwadasi Vrata is dedicated to the Lord Narasimha incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Narasimha Dwadasi Vrata 2018 date is February 27. It is observed on the twelfth (Dwadashi) day of the Shukla Paksha or waxing phase of moon in Phalguna month (February – March). This is a Vrata associated with the Shaligrama stones associated with Lord Vishnu.

Hindu God Narasimha, or Nrisimha, is worshipped on the day and some devotees observe a fast. It is believed the observing the day will help in washing away the sins.

The day is also observed as Govinda Dwadashi.