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

Religious events

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.

National events

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.

International events

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, 2014SundayMasik Vinayaka Chaturthi
February 06, 2014ThursdayRatha Saptami
February 09, 2014SundayBhishma Ekadashi
February 12, 2014WednesdayPradosha Vrat
February 14, 2014FridayValentine’s Day
February 27, 2014ThursdayPradosha Vrat
February 28, 2014FridayMaha Shivrathri, National Science Day