Sangrand Dates 2018

Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi) - Sangrand (Sankranti) is the first day of a month according to Indian traditional calendar. Note that there are two types of traditional calendars - Solar (based upon Sun) and Lunar (based upon Moon) and Sangrand (Sankranti) is the beginning of new month according to Solar calendar. The day next to Masya or Puranmashi is considered as the first day of month according to Lunar calendar and most of the religious festivals in India are based upon Lunar calendar.
Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day. So according to desi calendar of 2018, the new year will start on Wednesday, 14th March 2018. Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop. The list of Sangrand dates in 2018 is given on this page.
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The information on this page is divided into following sections:

Sangrand in February 2018

Sangrand in Feb 2018 is on 12 February (Monday) and the month of Phagan or Phalgun (ਫੱਗਣ in Punjabi) will start on this date. Phagan is the twelvth and last month of the year according to desi calendar.


Magh, the eleventh month of the year, will end on 11th Feb. With the beginning of Phalgan month, the winter season starts fading away and winters are almost over by the end of this month.

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Date Weekday Special Day
No Puranmashi in Feb 2018
12th Monday Sangrand
15th Thursday Masya
20th Tuesday Panchami
25th Sunday Dashmi

Sangrand Masya Puranmashi in Feb 2018

Sangrand Dates 2018

Sr. No. Sangrand Date Day of Week Indian Month
1. 14 JanuarySunday1 Maagh
2. 12 FebruaryMonday1 Phagan
3. 14 MarchWednesday1 Chet
4. 14 AprilSaturday1 Vaisakh
5. 14 MayMonday1 Jeth
6. 15 JuneFriday1 Harh
7. 16 JulyMonday1 Sawan
8. 17 AugustFriday1 Bhadon
9. 17 SeptemberMonday1 Assu
10. 17 OctoberWednesday1 Kattak
11. 16 NovemberFriday1 Maghar
12. 16 DecemberSunday1 Poh

Puranmashi in 2018

The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (also Pooranmashi, Puranmasi or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. There will be two puranmashi in January 2018 - one is on 2nd January (Tuesday) and second is on 31st January (Wednesday). Note that there will be no puranmashi in the month of February this year. This is because puranmashi comes after 29 days and this year there is a puranmashi on 31st January and then on 1st March.

The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2018 is given in the following table. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
Sr. No.Puranmashi DateDay of Week
1.2 JanuaryTuesday
2.31 JanuaryWednesday
3.1 MarchThursday
4.31 MarchSaturday
5.30 AprilMonday
6.29 MayTuesday
7.28 JuneThursday
8.27 JulyFriday
9.26 AugustSunday
10.25 SeptemberTuesday
11.24 OctoberWednesday
12.23 NovemberFriday
13.22 DecemberSaturday


Masya in 2018

Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. The date of Masya in Feb 2018 is Thursday, 15th Feb.
Sr. No.Masya DateDay of Week
1. 16, 17 JanuaryTuesday, Wednesday
2. 15 FebruaryThursday
3. 17 MarchSaturday
4. 15, 16 AprilSunday, Monday
5. 15 MayTuesday
6. 13 JuneWednesday
7. 13 JulyFriday
8. 11 AugustSaturday
9. 9 SeptemberSunday
10. 9 OctoberTuesday
11. 7 NovemberWednesday
12. 7 DecemberFriday


Panchami in Year 2018

The 5th day from the masya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals. The Panchmi in the month of February 2018 is on Tuesday, 20 Feb.
Sr. No.Panchami DateDay of Week
1.22 JanuaryMonday
2.20 FebruaryTuesday
3.22 MarchThursday
4.20 AprilFriday
5.19 MaySaturday
6.18 JuneMonday
7.17 JulyTuesday
8.15 AugustWednesday
9.14 SeptemberFriday
10.13 OctoberSaturday
11.12 NovemberMonday
12.12 DecemberWednesday


Dasmi in 2018

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dashmi which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras is the tenth day from Masya. So the dasmi dates given below are according to Masya. In date of Dasmi in February 2018 is Sunday, 25 Feb 2018.
Sr. No.Dashami DateDay of Week
1.27 JanuarySaturday
2.25 FebruarySunday
3.26 MarchMonday
4.25 AprilWednesday
5.24 MayThursday
6.22 JuneFriday
7.22 JulySunday
8.20 AugustMonday
9.19 SeptemberWednesday
10.19 OctoberFriday
11.18 NovemberSunday
12.18 DecemberTuesday