Shravan Maas 2016 in Gujarati Calendar, Shravani Mahina in Gujarat

Shravan maas (Sawan month or Shravani mahina) is 10th month in traditional Gujarati panchang followed in Gujarat. In 2016, Shravan maas begins on begins on August 3 and ends on September 1.

Shravan month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Lakshmi in Gujarati calendar.

Sud Paksh in Gujarati Shravan maas 2016 starts on August 3 and ends on August 18.

Gujarati Shravan maas Vad Paksh 2016 starts on August 19 and ends on September 1.

Each day of Shravan month has significance. Tuesdays in Shravan maas are known as Mangala Gauri Vrat dedicated to Goddess Gauri. Lakshmi Puja is the main ritual of Fridays in Shravan mahina or Shravan Shukravar. Shravan somvar is dedicated to Shivling puja.

Gai Vrat or Gopooja is the main ritual during Shravan month in Gujarat. It is observed the whole month by unmarried girls for getting good husband. Bol Choth puja or Bahula Chauth vrat is another important vrata observed on Vad paksh Chaturthi in Gujarati Sawan mahina.

Important Festivals and Vrat or Puja dates in Gujarati Shravan month 2016

4 August 2016 – Shrungar Dwitiya / Sindhara Dooj, Shukra Moudya Thyaga

5 August 2016 – Hariyali Teej, Simha Sankranti, Madhushrava Tritiya, Durva Ganapati Vrat, Swarna Gowri Vrata.

6 August 2016 – Naga Chaturthi

7 August 2016 – Nagula Panchami, Garuda Panchami, Samaveda Upakarma

11 August 2016 – Pushpashtami

12 August 2016 – Varalakshmi Vratha, Kaumari Devi Puja

13 August 2016 – Asha Dashami

14 August 2016 – Putrada Ekadashi

15 August 2016 – Damodara Dwadashi

16 August 2016 – Krishna Yajurveda Upakarma, Simha Sankramanam

17 August 2016 – Rigveda Upakarma

18 August 2016 – Rakshabandhan, Hayagriva Jayanti, Shukla Yajurveda Upakarma

19 August 2016 – Ashunya Shayana Vratha

20 August 2016 – Sri Raghavendra Aradhana

21 August 2016 – Sankashtahara Chaturthi, Bol Choth Vrat

23 August 2016 – Randhan Chhath

24 August 2016 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami

26 August 2016 – Vaishnava Sri Krishna Jayanti

28 August 2016 – Aja Ekadashi

30 August 2016 – Masa Shivaratri

1 September 2016 – Bail Pola, Pithori Amavasya

 

 

Next month in traditional Gujarati calendar is – Bhadarvi Month.

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  1. Abhivanth says:

    shravan vad choth is big sankashti chaturthi in gujarati

  2. Jagatbehari says:

    importance of vad shitala satam satam 27 aug 2013calendar gujaratis

  3. Jayesh says:

    when is shravan month starting as per gujarati calendar