March 2: Maha Vad Teras Shivratri (Click here to learn more)
March 19: Fagan Sud Punam Holi, Bhagatji Maharaj's Birthday (Click here to learn more)
Celebrates the protection of
Prahlad from his father, the demon-king Hiranyakashipu. Prahlad
was seated in a fire with his aunt, Holika. She perished in the
fire, but Prahlad survived.
In the Swaminarayan Sampraday, devotees celebrate the birthday
of Bhagatji Maharaj, the second spiritual successor of Bhagwan
March 20: Fagan Vad Padvo Dhuleti/Pushpadolotsav
This is a spring festival,
in which people rejoice by spraying each other with colored water.