Phulera Dooj - फुलेरा दूज


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Phulera Dooj celebrated on the second day of Phalguna month, celebrated as a symbol of Holi arrival

Phulera Dooj is celebrated in the middle of Phalguna month and is considered as a symbol for the arrival of Holi. The festival of phulera dooj is gracefully celebrated in North India. The preparation of holi just begins after phulera dooj. Some people even consider and celebrate it as the day of Holi. The making of gulariyan starts from this festival.

In this festival, rangoli is made with the flowers and especially, Lord Radhakrishna is adorned with flowers and people worship them. The significance of this festival is highest in Sri Krishna temples of Brajbhoomi. On this day, all the temples in Mathura and Vrindavan are decorated with flowers and holi is celebrated with flowers. Devotees are observed reciting and listing to the Bhajans in the temples of Lord Krishna.

It is also believed that phulera dooj is the most auspicious day of this month and any important work can be done during this festival. After the winter season, it is considered to be the last auspicious day for marriage. On this day, the marriage ceremony can take place at any fortunate time. This day is believed quite favorable but still many astrologers do not accept this fact.

Related Name
Fulariya Duj, Phulera Duj

फुलेरा दूज हिन्दी में भी उपलब्ध

फाल्‍गुन माह की द्वितीया को मनायी जाने वाली फुलेरा दूज, होली आगमन का प्रतीक मानी जाती है। उत्तर भारत के गांवों में फुलेरा दूज का उत्‍सव बड़ी धूमधाम से मनाया जाता है।

Gulariyan

Gulariyan or cow dung cakes are used during Holika Dahan. It is made up of cow dung in a round shape with a hole in the middle. After drying, they are placed in a thread which is known as Gulariyon ki Mala.

An interesting fact of making this gulariyan is that these can start preparing from the day of phulera dooj.

Related Information

Futures Dates
15 March 20214 March 202221 February 202312 March 2024
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Phalguna Shukla Dwitiya
Ends Tithi
Phalguna Shukla Dwitiya
Months
February / March
Reason
The Holiest Day of Phalguna Month
Celebrations
Holi, Holi Preparations, Bhajan, Kirtan
Imp Places
Mathura, Vrindavan, North India, Shri Krishn Temple
Past Dates
8 March 2019

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