Celebrations in February 2022: Falgun, the last month of the Hindu calendar, begins in mid-February. The 12th month according to the Hindu calendar is important from a religious point of view. This year, February starts with Mauni Amavasya. The coming month will also witness major festivals such as Ganesh Jayanti, Basant Panchami, Ratha Saptami, Bhishma Ashtami, Gupt Navratri, Kumbh Sankranti, Jaya Ekadashi, Pradosh Vrat, Sant Ravidas Jayanti, Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti and Vijaya Ekadashi.
Here is the full list of major festivals that will take place in February:
February 01, Tuesday: Mauni Amavasya or Magha Amavasya
February 02, Wednesday: Gupt Navratri begins
February 04, Friday: Ganesh Jayanti
05 February, Saturday: Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja
07 February, Monday: Ratha Saptami
February 08, Monday: Bhishma Ashtami
February 11, Friday: End of Gupt Navratri
February 12, Saturday: Jaya Ekadashi
February 13, Sunday: Kumbh Sankranti, Pradosh Vrati
February 16, Wednesday: Magha Purnima, Sant Ravidas Jayanti
February 17, Thursday: Falgun month begins
February 19, Saturday: Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti
February 20, Sunday: Dwijapriya Sankashti Chaturthi
February 27, Sunday: Vijaya Ekadashi
February 28, Monday: Pradosh Vrat
The first day of February, Mauni Amavasya, is significant. There is a tradition of bathing in the Ganges, donating and fasting on the day of Mauni Amavasya.
Ganesh Jayanti 2022: Ganesh Jayanti falls on February 4 this year. Lord Ganesh was born on the Shukla Paksha of the Magha month of Chaturthi day according to Hindu belief. On this day, Lord Ganesha is worshiped by fasting.
Basant Panchami 2022: The festival of Vasant Panchami is celebrated with great enthusiasm. On this day, Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, education and arts, is worshipped. Vasant Panchami is also called Saraswati Puja because of this.
Ratha Saptami 2022: The sun god is said to have appeared on a chariot on this day.
Ekadasi 2022: There are two Ekadashi fasts in February: Jaya Ekadashi and Vijaya Ekadashi. While fasting in Ekadashi, Lord Vishnu is worshipped.
Pradosh Vrat 2022: There are also two Pradosh Vrats in February: Ravi Pradosh Vrat and Som Pradosh Vrat. Lord Shiva is worshiped on this day.
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