Shravan Month 2016 in Goa & Konkan regions: Pujas & Vratas during Shravan Maas

Shravan month is the second month in Chaturmas, four holy months in Hinduism. Shravan month is considered as most auspicious month for the Hindus in Goa and Konkan regions. In 2016, Shravan Maas begins on August 3  and ends on September 1. People follow all the rules or codes of Shravan month and observe Shravan maas Vrata with utmost devotion.

Festivals during Shravan Month

In Goa and Konkan regions, during Shravan month, Hindus celebrate Naga Panchami, Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Narali Pournami and Rakhi Festival.

Shravan Masa Pujas – Vratas during Shravan Month

Shravan Somvar, Mondays during Shravan month, are dedicated to Lord Shiva. On Mondays in Shravan, Goa and Konkan Brahmins observe ‘Shiva Muth.

Shravan Mangalvar, Tuesdays during Shravan month, are dedicated to Goddess Gauri. On Tuesdays in Shravan, Mangala Gauri Vrata is observed.

Shravan Guruvar, Thursdays during Shravan month, are dedicated to Lord Dattatreya. Dattatreya is worshipped during Shravan Guruvar.

Shravan Shukravar, Fridays during Shravan month, are dedicated to Goddess Laxmi. Vara Laxmi Puja or Shravan Shukravar Puja is observed during Shravan Shukravar.

Shravan Shanivar, Saturdays during Shravan month, are dedicated Shani Bhagawan or Lord Venkateshwara (Balaji).

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