Shravan Ravivar Vrata (Sundays in Shravan Maas) is an auspicious vrata dedicated to Surya Bhagawan and Goddess Saraswati Mata. In 2019, Shravan Ravivar Vrata dates are – August 4, August 11, August 18 and August 25.
In North Indian calendars, Shravan Ravivar Vrat dates in 2019 are – July 21, July 28, August 4 and August 11.
Shravan Ravivar Vrata is observed as Aditya Pujan in Maharashtra and some parts of Gujarat.
As each day of Shravan maas is dedicated for a specific vrata or puja, Surya Bhagwan is worshipped on Aditya Pujan days for better health.
Surya Bhagavan is worshipped with special rituals on these days at the time of sunrise. Special Naivedya (bhog) like Kheer is offered to the Lord and distributed among devotees after the pujan.
Aditya Hridayam and Surya Astottram are the important prayers to chant on Aditya Pujan days.
Apart from Sundays in Shravan, Sashti and Saptami are also dedicated to Surya Bhagavan. Surya Sashti is observed on Sashti in Shukla Paksha.