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- Vasant Panchami will be celebrated on February 16, Magh Purnima on February 27
According to Hindi Panchang, February is going to be very special in the second month of 2021. 5 big festivals will be celebrated in this month. Right now the 11th month of Hindi almanac is going on. In this month, there is a tradition of bathing in holy rivers, offering arghya to the sun and chanting mantras. According to Ujjain’s astrologer Pt Manish Sharma, 5 big festivals will be celebrated in the month of Magha. Know what are these festivals and what auspicious things can be done in these days…
Ekadashi on 7 and 23 February
Ekadashi will be observed on 7 and 23 February in this month. Shatila will be Ekadashi on 7th. Apart from Vishnu Puja, donating sesame seeds and bathing with sesame seeds are of special importance on this day. On this date, eat sesame seeds.
Mauni Amavasya on 11 February
There is a tradition of worshiping silently on the new moon day of Magh month. Some people meditate, meditate, chant silently on this date. On Amavasya, incense-meditation and tarpan etc. should be done for the fathers. On this day, donate money and food grains to the people in need. Offer water to the people and circumnavigate it.
Secret Navratri will start from 12 February
On February 12, the Sun will enter Aquarius. It is called Kumbh Sankranti. There is a tradition of bathing in holy rivers on the solstice and offering arghya to the sun. The nine-day Gupt Navratri is also starting from this day. In these days, secret practices of the Mother Goddess are performed.
Vasant Panchami on 16 February
The manifestation of Goddess Saraswati is celebrated on Vasant Panchami. Offer white flowers to the mother and worship incense and lamps. Donate money and books to needy children according to their power to study.
On the full moon of February 27th
On the 27th of February, the last date of Magh month will be Purnima. On this day, the story of Lord Satyanarayana is very important. Offer Arghya to the Sun after bathing in the morning. Recite any temple of Hanuman Chalisa or Sundarkand. There is a tradition of performing charity after bathing in the river on this full moon.