Sravana masam Utsavalu are the biggest celebrations at Ashtalakshmi Temple in Hyderabad. In 2020, Shravan month starts on July 21 and ends on August 19.
Due to Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) effect, Shravana Masam Utsavalu in Hyderabad will be celebrated with limited number of devotees amidst the stringent lock-down rules such as physical distance, etc.
Sravana masam is the most auspicious month to worship Goddess Lakshmi. In temples dedicated to Lakshmi, Sravanamasa utsavalu (Celebrations during Shravan month) are celebrated with utmost fervor and devotion.
Though Sravan maas is very special to Goddess Laxmi, Fridays during Sravan maas are even more special to the Goddess. Special pujas are performed on Sravan Shukravaram. Aaratis, Kumkumarchana and Kanakabhishekam are performed on Sravan Shukravar.
Varalakshmi vratam is the main vratham observed during Sravan month in Astalakshmi temple located at Vasavi Nagar Colony near Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad. Ashtalakshmi Pujas are also performed during the month of Sravana. Thousands of devotees participate in Sravanamasa Utsavalu.