Hindu Festivals in February 2016

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Hindu Festivals in February 2016

Hindu Festivals in February 2016 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in February 2016

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in February 2016 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

February 1, 2016 – Kalashtami

February 4, 2016 – Shattila Ekadasi – Ekadasi Fasting

February 6, 2016 – Pradosh Fasting – Shani Pradosh

February 6, 2016 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting

February 8, 2016 – Amavasi

February 8, 2016 – Mauni Amavasya

February 8, 2016 –Thai Amavasya in Tamil Nadu

February 9, 2016 – Magh month begins in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

February 11, 2016 – Tilkund Chaturthi

February 11, 2016 – Sri Ganesh Jayanti – Varad Chaturthi

February 12 – Vasant Panchami – Saraswati Puja

February 13 – Muruga Sashti Fasting – Shitala Sashti in Bengal

February 14 – Ratha Saptami

February 14 – Kumbha Masam begins in Malayalam calendar in Kerala

February 14 – Maasi Masam beigins in Tamil Calendar in Tamil Nadu

February 15 – Phalgun month begins in Bengal Calendars.

February 15 – Bhishma Ashtami

February 18 – Ekadasi Fasting – Jaya Ekadasi

February 19 – Bhishma Dwadashi

February 20, 2016  – Pradosh Vrat fasting – Shani Pradosh

February 20, 2016  – Vishwakarma Jayanti in western parts of India

February 22, 2016  – Purnima – Full moon day

February 22 – Maasi Maha Maham in Tamil Nadu

February 23, 2016 – Phalgun Month begins in calendars followed in North India

February 23 – Attukal Pongala at Trivandrum in Kerala

February 26, 2016 – Sankashti Chaturthi Fasting

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