Shravan Amavasya | Amavasya in Shravan Month

Shravan Amavasya is the No Moon day in Shravan month. Shravan Amavasya is observed as Pithori Amavasya in North India and Polala Amavasya in Andhra Pradesh. In 2018, Shravan Amavasya date is August 11 in North Indian Hindi calendars and where it is on September 9 as per Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu calendars. Pola or […]

Shravan Purnima (Shravana Pournami), Full Moon Day in Sawan Month

Shravan Purnima or Shravana Pournami, the Poornima day in Shravan month (July – August), is one of the most auspicious days as per Hinduism. Many auspicious pujas and rituals are observed during Sravana Purnima. In 2018, Shravan Purnima date is August 26. On the day of Shravan Purnima, Raksha bandhan is celebrated as a fond commemoration […]

Kher Puja 2018 in Tripura

Ker Puja is an important tribal festival celebrated during Shravan month in Tripura. Usually, Kerpuja begins two weeks after Kharchi Puja. In 2018, Kher Puja date is August 4. Ker Puja is performed by Tripura’s royal family within their place. It is performed for the welfare, integration, and prosperity of the state. Goddess Ker is […]

Shravan Somwar Vrat 2018 | Sawan Somvar 2018 dates

Shravan Somwar Vrat, also spelt as Sawan Somvar Vrat, is highly auspicious vrat observed on Mondays during Shravan Maas in North India, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka. Shravan Somwar Vrat 2018 dates in North Indian Hindi panchang are: July 30, August 6, August 13 and August 20. In Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam Shravana Somvar […]

Shravan Maas Mahatmya Katha | Importance of Shravan Mahina

What is Shravan Maas Mahatmya, the importance of Shravan Mahina? Sawan month or Shravan maas is the fifth Hindu month. As per the Hindu scriptures and Vedas, Shravan maas is considered as highly auspicious month. In Vedas, Sawan month is described as ‘Nabhas’. Shravan Purnima (the full moon day in Shravana masam) coincides with with […]

Shravan Month 2018 in Goa & Konkan regions: Pujas & Vratas during Shravan Maas

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Shravan month is the second month in Chaturmas, four holy months in Hinduism. Shravan month is considered as most auspicious month for the Hindus in Goa and Konkan regions. In 2018, Shravan Maas begins on August 12  and ends on September 9. People follow all the rules or codes of Shravan month and observe Shravan maas […]

Shravan Somavar Vrat, Sawan Somvar Vrata: Lord Shiva Puja on Mondays in Sawan Month

Sawan Somvar Vrat (Shravan Somvar Vrata) is an observance dedicated to Lord Shiva during the month of Shravan (July – August). Shravan Somwar Vrat 2018 dates in North Indian Hindi panchang are: July 30, August 6, August 13 and August 20. In Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam Shravana Somvar vrat 2018 dates are:  August 13, […]

Damodara Dwadashi in Shravan Month

Damodara Dwadashi is an auspicious day dedicated to Lord Vishnu and observed on 12th day in Shukla Paksha (bright half) of Shravan month as per all lunar calendars of India. In 2018, Damodara Dwadashi date is August 23. Devotees those who observe fasting or upvas on Ekadashi (Putrada Ekadashi) would break their fast on this […]

Sawan Somvar Vrat Shiva Puja procedure during Shravan Somvar

Sawan Somvar Vrat Shiva Puja procedure during Shravan Somvar. Shravan Somvar Vrat Puja Vidhi, how to do Shravan Somavara Vratham? Here is the detailed guide for Sawan Somvar Vrat Shiva Puja procedure. Sawan Somvar Vrat or Shravan somvar vrat is dedicated to Lord Shiva, observed on Mondays in Sawan mahina. Devout Hindus perform Shiva puja during […]

Kharchi Puja 2010 begins in Agartala – Kharchi Festival in Tripura

Kharchi Puja or Kharchi Festival is a week-long tribal festival celebrated in Ashada month. Kharchi Puja 2010 began on July 21 in Chaturdasha Devata Temple in Agartala, Tripura. It is the unique cultural festival of tribals in Tripura. Two weeks after the Kharchi Festival, Ker Puja is celebrated in Tripura. Pinaki Das wrote for ANI […]