Shravana Masam 2013, Sravanamasam 2013 in Telugu Calendar. When Shravanamasam begins in 2013? Shravana Masam dates in 2013 as per Telugu Panchangam.
Shravana Masam, Sravan month, is the 5th month in traditional Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. Sravana masam 2013 starts on August 7 and ends on September 5 with Shravana Amavasya. In Andhra Pradesh, Sravanamasam is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Gauri.
Nagula Panchami, Mangala Gauri Vratham, Varalakshmi Vratham, Rakhi Purnima, Sri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, Sravana Shukravara Lakshmi Puja, and Polala Amavasya Polamba Vratham are the major festivals during Shravan month in Andhra Pradesh.
Telugu Shravanamasa Shukla Paksham begins on August 7 and ends on August 21 in 2013.
Telugu Sravanamasa Krishna paksham starts on August 22 and ends on September 5 in 2013.
Shravana masa Shukla paksham is very auspicious than Krishna paksha. Each day in this fortnight is dedicated a God. In many temples special pujas and celebrations are held in Shravan masam in Andhra Pradesh. In Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, Pavitrotsavam is held in Shravan month.
- Shravan Somvaram Shiva Puja is performed on Mondays in Shravana Masam. Shravana somavaram 2013 dates – August 12, August 19, August 26 and September 2.
- Mangala Gauri Puja is the main ritual of Shravana Mangalvaram (Tuesdays in Shravana masam). Mangala Gauri Puja 2013 dates – August 13, August 20, August 27 and September 3.
- Shravana Shukravaram (Fridays in Shravana Masam) are dedicated to Goddess Mahalakshmi Puja. Varalakshmi Puja is observed on second Friday in this month (August 16). Shravana Shukravaram Lakshmi Puja 2013 dates are – August 9, August 16, August 23 and August 30.
Important Festivals in Telugu Shravana masam 2013 (Hindu Festivals in August & September 2013):
8 August 2013: Shravana Masa Chandrodayam
9 August 2013: Mahalakshmi Sthapana Puja (1st Shravana Shukravaram Lakshmi Puja)
9 August 2013: Madhusravana Tritiya vratam
10 August 2013: Durva Ganapati Vratam, Naga Chaturthi
11 August 2013: Nagula Panchami / Garuda Panchami
11 August 2013: Samaveda Upakarma (Yagnopavitha Dharana for Samaveda Brahmins)
12 August 2013: Kalki Jayanti, Supoudana varna shashti
13 August 2013: Sheetla Saptami
14 August 2013: Durvashtami / Pushpashtami
15 August 2013: Kaumari Puja / Bharat Svatantra Din
16 August 2013: Varalakshmi Vratam (Varadalakshmi Vratam) / Ashadashami
17 August 2013: Putrada Ekadasi / Pavitra Ekadashi
17 August 2013: Simha Sankranti
18 August 2013: Damodara Dwadashi
19 August 2013: Krishna Yajurveda Upakarma (Yagnopavitha Dharana for Krishna Yajurveda Brahmins), Ananga Vratham
20 August 2013: Rigveda Upakarma (Yagnopavitha Dharana for Rugveda Brahmins), Shukla Yajurveda Upakarma (Yagnopavitha Dharana for Shukla Yajurveda Brahmins), Hayagriva Jayanti.
21 August 2013: Rakhi Purnima (Jandhyala Pournami), Rakshabandhan, Amarnath Yatra ends in Jammu & Kashmir.
22 August 2013: Sri Raghavendra Aradhana (Guru Raghavendra Aradhanotsavalu)
24 August 2013: Sankashti Chaturthi
25 August 2013: Raksha Panchami
26 August 2013: Hala Sashti Vratham
27 August 2013: Sheeetala Saptami
28 August 2013: Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Gokulashtami – Sri Krishnashtami)
29 August 2013: Sri Krishna Jayanti
1 September 2013: Aja Ekadashi
3 September 2013: Maasa Shivaratri (Shravana Maasa Shivaratri)
5 September 2013: Polala Amavasya (Polamba Vratham)