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Hindu Festivals in February 2018 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in February 2018

Dates of important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in February 2018 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).
  • Monday, February 1, 2018 – Phalgun month begins in North India
  • Monday, Feb 1 – Guru Pratipada
  • Saturday, February 3 – Sankashti Chaturthi
  • Tuesday, Feb 6 – Yashoda Jayanti
  • Wednesday, February 7 – Shabari Jayanti – Kalashtami
  • Thursday, February 8 – Janaki Jayanti – Sita Ashtami
  • Friday, Feb 9 – Ramdas Navami
  • Saturday, February 10 – Dayanad Saraswati Jayanti (Arya Samaj)
  • Sunday, February 11 – Ekadasi Fasting
  • Tuesday, February 13 – Pradosh Vrat – Kumbha Sankranti
  • Tuesday, February 13 – Mahashivratri
  • Wednesday, Feb 14 – Kumbha Masam begins in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala
  • Wednesday, Feb 14 – Maasi Masam begins in Tamil Calendar
  • Thursday, Feb 15 – Phalgun month begins in Bengal Calendar
  • Thursday, February 15 – Amavasya
  • Friday, Feb 16 – Phalgun month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Saturday, February 17 – Phulera Dooj – Ramakrishna Jayanti
  • Monday, February 19 – Chhathrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
  • Wednesday, February 21 – Sashti Fasting
  • Friday, February 23 – Holashtak Begins
  • Friday, February 23 – Durga Ashtami
  • Sunday, February 25 – Lathmar Holi – Phagu Dasami
  • Monday, February 26 – Ekadasi Fasting
  • Tuesday, February 27 – Pradosh Vrat – Narasimha Dwadasi