In the Braj region, especially in Mathura and Vrindavan, Phulera Dooj is a significant day. Phulera Dooj is marked on Shukla Paksha Dwitiya in the month of Phagun in the Hindu calendar.
Phulera Dooj comes between the festival of Vasant Panchami and Holi. Due to its timing special Darshan, which depicts Lord Krishna preparing for the upcoming Holi, is organized in Krishna temples.
Phulera Dooj is also spelled as Phulera Duj or Phoolera Dooj.
Phulera Dooj 2022 Date: March 04.
According to astrologically, Phulera Dooj is a day that is free from all defects or Dosha. Hence all auspicious work especially marriage ceremonies do not need any Muhurat on the day of Phulera Dooj. However, this point of view is debatable and not all astrologers agree with it. Marriage Muhurta(s) published on this website might not list Phulera Dooj as an auspicious day for the marriage ceremony.
- Phulera Dooj is celebrated in Phalguna month and it is mostly celebrated in North India.
- It is celebrated on the second day of Shukla paksha of Phalguna month
- It is considered a symbol of the arrival of Holi
- It is celebrated between Vasant Panchami and Holi
- Phul means flowers
- Special rituals take place in Lord Krishna temples, especially in Mathura, Vrindavan and some regions of
- North India.
- It is considered to be very auspicious to be free from Dosha on this day and is known as Aboojh Muhurat.
- In north India, most weddings commence on this day.
- People also start new business ventures on this day.
- On this day there is a ritual of playing Holi with flowers
- Special celebrations will take in almost all Lord Krishna temples
- Devotees observe fast on this day to please Lord Krishna.