Monthly Panchang or Panchangam is an Indian calendar which helps to obtain location specific accurate information about the auspicious Muhurta and the best time to be elected by a person to perform an auspicious event or to avoid the inauspicious period for an important work.
We are giving the list of Tithi or dates of important holidays, fasts or Upvas(Vrat) festivals, fairs, Puja, Snan-daan based on this year’s Hindu Panchanga and other events of February 2018.
Many auspicious festivals will be celebrated during the auspicious month of February 2018.The auspicious Tithi of Maha Shivratri/ Bhaum Pradosh Vrat commences on Tuesday, 13th February,2018, which is also Surya Kumbha Sankranti(Snan-dan).During the month of Phalgun,Maha Shivratri Vrat,Puja rituals are performed with great devotion in different parts of India and across the world.
Valentine’s Day is to be celebrated on February 14, 2018.
The celestial event Solar Eclipse 2018 occurs on 15th February, 2018. It will not be visible in India.
Holashtak begins from February 23, 2018.
The first day of February begins with Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada(North).Shubh Muhurat for marriages will begin from February after Shukroday.
February 2018 Monthly Panchanga/Monthly Panchangam /Indian Calendar
Vikram Samvat 2074 / Saka Samvat 1939
01 Thursday Magh Vrat ends, Phalgun Krishna Paksha Pratipada (North), Nakshatra: Ashlesha/Magha, Rashi: Cancer/Simha, Daily Yoga: Saubhagya
02 Friday Phalguna Krishna Paksha Dwitiya,Nakshatra: Magha, Rashi Simha, Bhadra begins from night
03 Saturday Tritiya/Sankashti Chaturthi, Nakshatra: Purva Phalguni, Rashi: Kanya, daily Yoga: Atiganda, Bhadra ends at noon
04 Sunday Panchami, Nakshatra: Uttara Phalguni/Hasta, Rashi : Kanya
05 Monday Omkar Panchami/ Somvati Panchami, Nakshatra: Hasta/ Chitra
06 Tuesday Yashoda Jayanti, Shashti,Nakshatra: Hasta, Rashi: Kanya,daily Yoga:Gand,Venus rises in the west(Shukrodaya),Venus transits to Aquarius
07 Wednesday Shabari Jayanti,Saptami/ Kalashtami, Ashtaka Shraddha,Nakshatra:Swati/Vishakha
08 Thursday Sita Ashtami/ Navami, Janaki Jayanti,Nakshatra: Vishakha/Anuradha
09 Friday Navami/Dashami, Nakshatra: Anuradha/Jyeshta, Bhadra begins
10 Saturday Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti, Nakshatra: Jyeshta/Mula, Karan:Visti (Bhadra)
11 Sunday Vijaya Ekadashi, Nakshatra: Mula/Purvashadha, Mula ends at night
12 Monday Govind Dwadashi, Nakshatra: Purvashadha
13 Tuesday Pradosh Vrat, Maha Shivaratri, Kumbha Sankranti,Nakshatra: Uttarashadha, Karana: Vishti (from night)
14 Wednesday Chaturdashi/ Amavasya, Nakshatra: Shravan, Karana: Vishti ends, Panchak begins, Valentine’s Day
15 Thursday Phalguna Amavasya (Snan-dan), Darsha Amavasya,Solar Eclipse(Surya Grahan) Shravan/Dhanishta, Panchak begins
16 Friday Phalgun Shukla Paksha Pratipada,Nakshatra: Dhanistha, Panchak
17 Saturday Chandra Darshan, Phulera Dooj (Phuleria Duj),Nakshatra: Shatabhisha,Ramakrishna Paramhansa Jayanti, Panchak
18 Sunday Tritiya, Nakshatra: Purvabhadrapada, Panchak
19 Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Nakshatra: Uttarabhadrapada, Panchak
20 Tuesday Panchami, Nakshatra: Revati, Panchak ends at noon
21 Wednesday Skanda Sashti,Go Rupini Shashti(Bengal),Nakshatra: Ashwini/Bharini
22 Thursday Ashtahnika Vidhan Begins, Kamada Saptami, Nakshatra: Bharani, Bhadra begins
23 Friday Durga Ashtami Vrat, Holashtak , Nakshatra: Krittika, Bhadra ends, Jwalamukhi yoga (inauspicious Muhurat)
24 Saturday Navami, Rohini Vrat, Nakshatra: Rohini,Jwalamukhi Yoga(inauspicious Muhurat)
25 Sunday Phagu Dashami (Odisha) Sri Hari Jayanti, Nakshatra: Mrigashira
26 Monday Amalaki Ekadashi/Rangbhari Ekadashi (colour), Nakshatra: Ardra
27 Tuesday Govinda Dwadashi/Narasimha Dwadashi, Bhaum Pradosh Vrat, Nakshatra: Pushya , daily Yoga: Saubhagya
28 Wednesday Trayodashi/ Chaturdashi, Nakshatra: Ashlesha, daily Yoga: Atigand
Also read Rahukalam or Period of Rahu is different for each day and it should be avoided for any auspicious work or event chart in article Rahukalam
Position of Planets for February 2018.
Sun is in Capricorn (Makar) enters in Aquarius(Kumbha)on 13th February 2018.
Mars is in Scorpio (Vrishchika)
Mercury is in Capricorn, enters into Aquarius(Kumbha)on February 15, 2018.
Jupiter is transiting in Libra.
Venus transits to Aquarius(Kumbha)and Venus rises(Shukrodaya)in the west on Tuesday 6 February 2018.
Saturn is in Sagittarius.
Dragon’s head, used in Indian Vedic astrology is in Cancer (Karka)
Dragon’s tail, used in Indian astrology is in Capricorn (Makar)