Shrawan Month, Shravan Maas is the 4th month in traditional Nepali Hindu calendar followed in Nepal and some other surrounding places of the country. In 2018, Nepali Shrawan month begins on 17 July and ends on 16 August 2018. This is the 2075 Hindu year in Bikram Panchang of Nepal (Nepali Patro).
Shrawan month is considered highly auspicious month of the year and each Monday of Shravan maas is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shrawan Somvar vrat is the most observed vrat during Shravan month in Nepal.
In Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, large number of women devotees gathers and worships the Lord with their special puja. They light butter lamps and incense to please Lord Shiva. Nepali Hindu women wear red or green or yello bangles throughout the month and offer special puja to Lord Pashipatinath for long and prosperous life of their husbands.
Hindu Festivals in Nepali Shrawan Month 2018
Shrawan Sankranti 2018 – 17 July (Saune Sakranti, Luto Falne Din)
Aasthami Brat, Gorakhkali Puja – 20 July 2018
Shravan Somvar Vrat – 23 July 2018 – HariShayani Ekadashi, Tulashi Ropne
Guru Purnima, Khagras Chandragrahan – 27 July 2018
Shravan Somvar Vrat – 30 July 2018
Khir Khane Din – 31 July 2018
Aasthami Brat, Gorakhkali Puja – 4 August 2018
Shravan Somvar Vrat – 6 August 2018
Shravan Somvar Vrat – 13 August 2018
Kamika Ekadashi – 7 August 2018
Ghantakarna Chaturdashi, Gathemangal – 9 August 2018
Nishi Barne, Darsha Shradda – 11 August 2018
Gunla Dharma Aarambha – 12 August 2018
Baraha Jayanti – 14 August 2018
Naag Panchami – 16 August 2018