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Phulera Dooj 2019 – Fulera Dooj - Entire Day is Auspicious - No Muhurat Needed

Phulera Duja is a ritual associated with the Holi festival and is observed on the second day (dwitiya) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) of Phalgun month (February – March) mainly in North India as per traditional Hindu lunar calendar. Phulera Dooj 2019 date is March 8. In Lord Krishna temples in Vrindavan and Mathura special rituals are held on the day. In some temples, a bit of color is smeared on the face of Lord Krishna. As per astrologers, the entire day is auspicious and there is no need to look for muhurat.

Legend has it that the union of Krishna and Radha took place on this day.



Phulera Dooj The Entire Day is Auspicious

In some parts of North India, it is believed that the whole day is auspicious and therefore astrologers and pandits need not be consulted for finding an auspicious time.

Due to this unique occurrence, the day is chosen by some communities to perform marriages including the notorious practice of Child marriages.

House warming, marriage, new business, buying of new vehicles etc can be done on the day without looking for an auspicious time.

Those people finding it difficult to find a proper marriage time can conduct it on the day.

How is Phulera Dooj Observed?

  • Holi festival in temples in Vrindavan, Mathura and Braj begins on the day.
  • Puja of युगल सरकार - Radha Krishna -  daily with flowers and colors begins in temples in Vrindavan and Mathura.
  • Temples in Braj are decorated with various flowers.
  • Abeer and Gulal are offered to Bhagavan Sri Krishna on the day.
  • Phulera dooj is a rural festival and special rangoli are made in front of homes on the day. Rangoli is made using flowers.
  • Special sweets are made and offered to Radha and Krishna. It is then shared with relatives, friends and neighbors.
  • Murtis in the puja room are decorated with flowers on the day.


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