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Phalgun Mahina 2018 – Falguna or Phalguna Month 2018 in North Indian Hindu Calendar

Phalgun Mahina is the 12th month in a traditional Hindi calendar followed in North India. Falguna or Phalguna Month 2018 begins on February 1, 2018, and ends on March 1, 2018. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The current year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2074.

Mahashivratri (February 13, 2018) and First day of Holi (Holika Dahan) (March 1, 2018) and Holi (March 2, 2018) are observed in this month.

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturti in Phalgun Month 2018 is on February 3. Moonrise time is at 8:29 PM. 

Phalguna Mahina 2018 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Falguna Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from February 1, 2018, to February 15, 2018
Phalgun Month Shukla Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from February 16, 2018, to March 1, 2018.

Phalgun Month Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Vijaya Ekadashi – February 11
Amalaki Ekadasi – February 26

Falgun Month Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – February 13
Pradosh – February 27

Phalgun Amavasi in Hindi Panchang in North India
Phalguna Amavasya is on February 15, 2018.
The Amavasi begins at 12:46 AM on February 15 to 2:35 AM on February 16, 2018.

Phalgun Purnima in Hindi Calendar
Purnima is on March 1, 2018. The Purnima begins at 8:57 AM on March 1 and ends at 6:21 AM on March 2, 2018. Purnima Vrat is on March 1.

Festivals and auspicious days in Phalgun Month 2018 in North India
Seetha Ashtami – February 8
Guru Ramdas Navami - February 9
Shivratri - February 13
Holashtak from February 23 to March 1
Kharmas from March 15
Holika Dahan – March 1
Holi Dhuleti - March 2

Next month in North Indian Hindu Calendars is the Chaitra or Chait month.

Note - It must be noted that Magh month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka begins on February 16, 2018, and ends on March 17, 2018.