Time to observe Chatur Mas Vrata: When is Chaturmas Vrata observed?

Chaturmas Vratais the observance that is performed for four holy months as per Hinduism. Chatur Mas Vratam begins either in Ashada masam on Ekadasi or Dwadashi or on Pournami day when Sun enters into Karka (Cancer) rashi. According to major Panchangas, in 2022, the date of Chaturmasa Vratam Arambh is on July 10 / July […]

Chaturmaas Vrat 2022 | Chaturmas Vrata

Chaturmas Vrat or Chaturmaas Vrata or Chaturmasya Vratam, is the auspicious vrata observed for four holy months starting on Devsayan Ekadasi. In 2022, Chaturmas Vrat begins on July 10|13 and ends on November 4|8. Chaturmaas Vrat ends on Dev Prabhodini Ekadasi or Utthana Ekadashi which falls in Kartik month. Shravan Maas, Bhadrapad Maas, Ashwin maas and […]

Shiva Shayana Chaturdashi | Shiv Shayani Chaturdashi


Shiva Shayana Chaturdashi is an auspicious Vrata observed in Ashada Month. In 2022, Shiva Shayana Chaturdashi date is July 12. It is observed to mark the Yoganidra (meditative sleep) of Lord Shiva for four holy months, Chaturmas. Shiva Shayan Chaturdashi is followed by Shiva Shayan Vrata which begins on Ashada Purnima, the day of Vyas Purnima […]

Vrata observed by Saints

The Chaturmasya Vrata period usually commence during the month of Ashadha (June-July) and ends in the month of Karthika (October-November). During this period, it is believed that Lord Vishnu used to perform meditative sleep (Yoga Nidra). Hence by observing fasting on these months, we would get the immense blessings of Lord Vishnu. Chaturmasya Vrata can […]

Chaturmas Vrata Niyama: Rules & Codes of Chatur Mas Vratam

Even though there is no strict and hard rule and code to observe Chaturmas Vrata. But some devotees observe the vrata by setting certain niyama (rules) themselves. Here is the list of Chatru Mas Vrata niyama that are followed by most of the devotees. In 2022, Chaturmasa Puja starts on July 10 (Shayani Ekadashi / […]

Chatur Mas Vrata Phalam (Merits of Chaturmasa Vratam)

Merits of Chatur Mas Vrataare highly considerable; because of the period of vrata is 120 days i.e 4 months. The devotee who follows the basic rules and principles of Chatur Mas vrata will attain salvation and reaches the God head in his next birth. In 2019, Chaturmas vrata starts on July 12 / July 13 […]

Ksheera Vrata | Ksheera Vratam in Chaturmas Vrata | Sankalpa Mantra, Samarpana Mantra

Ksheer vrata or Ksheera vratam is the third vratha among the four vratas during Chaturmas Vratha. In 2022, Ksheer vrata begins on September 6 and ends on October 6. Ksheera vratha starts on the eleventh day in Bhadrapad month (Bhadrapad shukla ekadashi – Parivartini Ekadashi) and ends on the eleventh day in Ashwayuja month (Ashvayuj shukla […]

Chaturmasya Vidiya 2020 | Chaturmas Dwitiya

‘Chaturmasya Vidiya’ or ‘Chatumas Dwitiya’ is observed on Kartik Krishna Vidiya as per Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat Calendars. In 2020, Chaturmas Dwitiya dates are August 5 and December 2. On Chaturmas Vidiya, Ashoonya Shayana vratam is concluded. Ashoonya Sayan vrat starts on Shravan Krishna Vidiya and continued for four holy months. Though, Chaturmasya […]

Shiva Shayana Vrata | Siva Sayana Vratam (Shiva Dolotsavam)


Shiva Shayana Vrata or Shiva Sayanotsav is an auspicious vrata observed to mark the Yoganidra (meditative sleep) of Lord Shiva for four holy months, Chaturmas. Shiva Shayan Vrata begins on Ashada Purnima, the day which is also celebrated as Vyas Purnima or Guru Purnima. Shiva Sayana Vratam is a main festival for Shaiva sect of […]

Chaturmas Vrat, Chaturmasya Vratam or Chatur Maas Puja

Chaturmasya Vrata or Chatur Mas Vrat is the vratam observed for four holy months – Shravan, Bhadrapad, Ashwin and Kartik. Chatur Mas Vrata starts on Shayana Ekadasi or Deva Sayana Ekadashi, which falls in Ashada month and concludes on Dev Prabodhini Ekadashi or Utthana Ekadasi in the month of Kartik. In 2020, Chaturmasa Vratam starts on […]