Phalguna month is considered to be the 12th Lunar month in the Hindu calendar. As per the Gregorian calendar, this month falls between February-March.
The lunar month is observed by two methods in the Hindu calendar. In the 1st method, the Lunar month marks its presence from Purnima to Purnima which is known as the Purnimanta calendar whereas in another method Lunar month is marked from Amavasya to Amavasya which is known as the Amanta calendar.
Some important festivals of Phalguna month are Maha Shivaratri, Holika Dahan, Holi.
List of Phalguna Month Festivals
Vijaya Ekadashi - This Vrat is 1 of the 24 Vrats of Ekadashi kept to seek blessings of Lord Vishnu.
Maha Shivaratri - On this occasion, people worship Lord Shiva. It is said that Lord Shiva was born in the Avatar of Linga on this day at midnight.
Phulera Dooj- This day is observed on the Shukla Paksha Dwitiya of Phalgun month.
Amalaki Ekadashi - This vrat is held to seek the blessings of Lord Vishnu.
Holika Dahan - Holika Dahan is done to burn the demoness Holika, who was the sister of Hiranyakashipu.
Holi - Holi is the festival of colors. People play with colors on this day.
Phalguna is last month of hindu calendar. Chaitra month is considered to be the 1st month in the Hindu calendar. Visit the list of chaitra month festivals.