Shravan maas (Sawan month or Shravani mahina) is 10th month in traditional Gujarati panchang followed in Gujarat. In 2019, Shravan maas begins on begins on August 2 and ends on August 30.
Shravan month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Lakshmi in Gujarati calendar. Sud Paksh in Gujarati Shravan maas 2019 starts on August 2 and ends on August 15. Gujarati Shravan maas Vad Paksh 2019 starts on August 16 and ends on August 30.
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 2019
2 August 2019 – Shravana Maasa Chandrodayam
2 August 2019 – Shrungar Dwitiya / Sindhara Dooj
3 August 2019 – Hariyali Teej, Madhushrava Tritiya
4 August 2019 – Durva Ganapati Vratam, Naga Chaturthi Upvaas, Vinayak Chaturthi, Angarak Yog
5 August 2019 – Nagula Panchami, Garuda Panchami, Samaveda Upakarma, Rig Shukla Yajur Hiranyakeshi Shravani, Bharat Swatantrata Diwas, Jagrat Gauri Vrat (Jagrat Gowri Panchami)
6 August 2019 – Kalki Jayanti, Supoudan Varna Shashti, Shriyal Shashti
7 August 2018 – Sheetala Saptami, Goswami Tulasidas Jayanti
8 August 2018 – Pushpashtami, Durvashtami
9 August 2019 – Varalakshmi Vratham, Kaumari Devi Puja
10 August 2019 – Asha Dashami
11 August 2019 – Jhulan Yatrarambh
11 August 2019 – Putrada Ekadashi, Pavitra Ekadashi
12 August 2019 – Damodara Dwadashi, Pradosh Pujan
14 August 2019 – Rigveda Upakarma, Rig Shravani, Jhulan Yatra Samapti, Nariyali Purnima.
15 August 2019 – Rakshabandhan, Hayagriva Jayanti (Hayagriva Utpatti), Shukla Yajurveda Upakarma, Shukla Yajur Taittariya Shravani, Balabhadra Puja (Odisha), Amarnath Yatra, Jandhyala Purnima, Vikhanasa Jayanti
17 August 2019 – Simha Sankranti
19 August 2019 – Sankashti Chaturthi, Bahula Chaturthi
20 August 2019 – Raksha Panchami (Odisha)
23 August 2019 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Smarta), Sri Krishna Jayanti (Upvaas), Jayanti Yog
24 August 2019 – Vaishnava Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gopalkala, Nandotsav
26 August 2019 – Aja Ekadashi
27 August 2019 – Pradosha Vrata, Kailash Yatra
28 August 2019 – Masa Shivaratri, Kailash Yatra
30 August 2019 – Pola, Polala Amavasya, Kushotpatini Amavasya, Darsh Pitori Amavasya