Phulera Dooj 2019: Festival that marks the beginning of Holi; check muhurat

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Phulera Dooj 2019 muhurat, puja timing
Phulera Dooj 2019 muhurat, puja timing

New Delhi : Phulera Dooj 2019 Date: Phulera Dooj is an auspicious festival celebrated in the honour of Lord Krishna. The day falls between Basant Panchami and Holi in Phalgun month, is considered to be the symbol of the beginning of Holi. This year, Phulera Dooj falls on March 8, Friday and coincides with the celebration of Women’s Day. The festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fervour in the northern states of India. You may note down the muhurat, time of worship including other facts associated with Phulera Dooj. 

Phulera Dooj 2019 muhurat, puja timing

Phulera Duj is celebrated in the Shukla Paksha of the Falgun month and it is said that any kind of demanding work like marriage can be done on this day without any letter. This year, the festival is going to be held on March 08, Friday. However, this time Lord Krishna can be worshiped throughout the day, but if auspicious Muhurta is talked about, then it will remain from 11 to 48 minutes to 12 and 24 minutes. Phulera Duj is considered the best day of Phalgun month. 

On the day of Phulera Duj , a portion in the house is cleaned and rubbed with dung and then on it, rangolis are made with colours. These festivals are celebrated in the pleasure form of Holi, hence people decorate their house from this day to holi. In particular, this festival is greatly celebrated in Mathura Vrindavan in North India. It is also called as the festival of flowers, which is why it is called Fulara Duj. 

Lord Krishna and Radha are worshiped on this day and they are pleased to offer various types of flowers. Temples are adorned with flowers, including Radha Krishna's idol. Also fresh and scented colors are offered to their idol.

Devotees on the day of Phulera Duj make sweet dishes and offer them to Lord Krishna, which is then enjoyed in the form of prasad.