List of all the important days, events and festival in India for February 2014 – religious, social, national as well as international events covered.
February is also known as the month of love. The Valentine’s week starts from the first day of Feb and continues till Valentine’s Day. Besides that, we have few more important religious and social days in India in this month.
According to the Indian calendar or Hindu Panchang, Feb 2014 is 1935 Magha – Phalguna (१९३५ माघ – फाल्गुन)).
February 2014: Important events summary
On the 2nd day of the month falls Hindus’ Masik Vinayaka Chaturthi (मासिक विनायक चतुर्थी) followed by Ratha Saptami (रथ सप्तमी) on 6th and Bhisma Ekadashi (भीष्म एकादशी) on 9th. Most importantly, a crucial day in Hinduism, Maha Shivaratri (महा शिवरात्रि) will also fall on the last day of the month, i.e. 28th Feb.
We have the National Science day on the 28th, celebrated to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman.
We have already talked about Valentine’s day, which is celebrated worldwide as the feast of St. Valentine on the 14th February.
Following is the list of all important days and events falling in February 2014.
|February 02, 2014||Sunday||Masik Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|February 06, 2014||Thursday||Ratha Saptami|
|February 09, 2014||Sunday||Bhishma Ekadashi|
|February 12, 2014||Wednesday||Pradosha Vrat|
|February 14, 2014||Friday||Valentine’s Day|
|February 27, 2014||Thursday||Pradosha Vrat|
|February 28, 2014||Friday||Maha Shivrathri, National Science Day|