Shravana Masa 2018 (Shravana Month) in Kannada Panchanga

Goddess Lakshmi

Goddess Lakshmi

Shravana masa or Shravana month is the 5th month in Hindu calendar or Kannada panchanga followed in Karnataka. In 2018, Shravana masa starts on August 12 and ends on September 9.

Kannada Shravanamasa Shukla Paksha begins on August 12 and ends on August 26 in 2018. Kannada Sravanamasa Krishna paksha starts on begins on August 27 and ends on September 9. The similar Panchanga is followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

Shravana masa is the most important month to perform Lakshmi puja as per Kannada calendars. Nagara Panchami, Varamahalakshmi Puja, Mangala Gowri Vratha, Upakarma, Raksha bandhan, and Sri Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami are the important festivals in Kannada Sravana masa.

Mangala Gowri Puja is the main ritual of Shravana Mangalvara (Tuesdays in Shravan month).

Sravana Masa Shukravara Lakshmi Puja is another famous ritual observed in Shravana Masa.

Other major festivals in Kannada Shravana Masa 2018

12 August 2018 – Shravana Maasa Chandrodayam

13 August 2018 – Shrungar Dwitiya / Sindhara Dooj

13 August 2018 – Hariyali Teej, Madhushrava Tritiya

14 August 2018 – Durva Ganapati Vratam, Naga Chaturthi Upvaas, Vinayak Chaturthi, Angarak Yog

15 August 2018 – Nagula Panchami, Garuda Panchami, Samaveda Upakarma, Rig Shukla Yajur Hiranyakeshi Shravani, Bharat Swatantrata Diwas, Jagrat Gauri Vrat (Jagrat Gowri Panchami)

16 August 2018 – Kalki Jayanti, Supoudan Varna Shashti, Shriyal Shashti

17 August 2018 – Sheetala Saptami, Simha Sankranti, Manasa Puja Samapti (Bengal), Goswami Tulasidas Jayanti

17 August 2018 – Bhanu Saptami

18 August 2018 – Pushpashtami, Durvashtami

20 August 2018 – Asha Dashami

21 August 2018 – Jhulan Yatrarambh

22 August 2018 – Putrada Ekadashi, Pavitra Ekadashi

23 August 2018 – Damodara Dwadashi, Pradosh Pujan

24 August 2018 – Shiva Pavitraropan (Odisha), Varalakshmi Vratham (Varadlakshmi Vrat, Varamahalakshmi Vrata)

25 August 2018 – Rigveda Upakarma, Rig Shravani, Jhulan Yatra Samapti, Nariyali Purnima.

28 August 2018 – Rakshabandhan, Hayagriva Jayanti (Hayagriva Utpatti), Shukla Yajurveda Upakarma, Shukla Yajur Taittariya Shravani, Balabhadra Puja (Odisha), Amarnath Yatra.

30 August 2018 – Sankashti Chaturthi, Bahula Chaturthi

31 August 2018 – Raksha Panchami (Odisha)

2 September 2018 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami (Smarta), Sri Krishna Jayanti (Upvaas), Jayanti Yog

3 September 2018 – Vaishnava Sri Krishna Jayanti, Gopalkala, Nandotsav

6 September 2018 – Aja Ekadashi, Gurupushyamrita Yogam

7 September 2018 – Pradosha Vrata, Kailash Yatra

8 September 2018 – Masa Shivaratri, Kailash Yatra

9 September 2018 – Pola, Polala Amavasya, Kushotpatini Amavasya, Darsh Pitori Amavasya

Shravana Masa Puja 2018

Shravana Aadivara – August 12, August 19, August 26, September 2 and September 9.

Shravana Somavara – August 13, August 20, August 27, September 3.

Shravana Mangalavara – August 14, August 21, August 28, September 4.

Shravana Budhavara – August 15, August 22, August 29, September 5.

Shravana Guruvara (Shravana Lakshmivara) – August 16, August 23, August 30, September 6.

Shravana Shukravara – August 17, August 24, August 31, September 7.

Shravana Shanivara – August 18, August 25, September 1, September 8.

Next month in traditional Kannada calendar is – Bhadrapad Masa.

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