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 2019, Shravan Amavasya date is August 1 in North Indian Hindi calendars and where it is on August 30 as per Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu calendars. Pola […]

Narali Purnima 2019 | Narial Pournami

Narali Purnima (Narial Pournami) is regional festival of Maharashtra. Narali Purnima is observed on Shravan Purnima, the Full moon day in Sawan month. In 2019, Nariyal Poornima date is August 14. Narial Purnima is a traditional festival observed mainly in Coastal Maharashtra. Narali Pournami festival marks the Thanksgiving Day to Sea God. Some people also […]

Shravan Mahina 2019 in North India | Sawan Mahina in Hindi calendars

Shravan Mahina or Sawan Month or Shravan Maas is the very auspicious Hindu month. In 2019, Shravan Mahina starts on July 17 and ends on August 15 in Hindi calendars followed in most of the North Indian states. It is the first month in Chaturmas Puja or the vrat observed in four holy months of […]

Shravan Month 2020 | Sawan Mahina in 2020 | Shravana Masam dates

Shravana Masam (Shravan month, Sawan mahina), is very auspicious Hindu month. Each and everyday during the Shravana Mas has some significance. Shravan Month 2020 in North Indian Hindi Calendars In 2020, Shravan Month begins on July 6 and ends on August 3 as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Krishna Paksha of Shravan Maas begins on […]

Shravan Maas 2019 in Marathi Calendar

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Shravan Maas (Sawan mahina or Shravan month) is the 5th month in Marathi calendar of Maharashtra and some Konkan regions. In 2019, Shravan maas begins on August 2 and ends on August 30. Shravan month is the most favorite month for Lord Shiva. Shiv bhagwan drank Halahal and became Neelkanth during the Samudra Manthan (churning […]

Kher Puja 2019 in Tripura

Ker Puja is an important tribal festival celebrated during Shravan month in Tripura. Usually, Kerpuja begins two weeks after Kharchi Puja. In 2019, Kher Puja date is July 7. 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 2019 | Sawan Somvar 2019 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 2019 dates in North Indian Hindi panchang are: July 22, July 29, August 5 and August 12. In Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam Shravana […]

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 2019, Shravan Purnima date is August 15. On the day of Shravan Purnima, Raksha bandhan is celebrated as a fond […]

Shravana Masam (Shravan Mahina) begins in Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada Calendars

Shravan Month

On 2 August 2019, Shravana Masam (Shravan Month) starts in Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada, and Telugu calendars. As Ashada Amavasya marks the end of Ashada Month in Amavasyant Panchangams, the next day (Shukla Pratipada) marks the beginning of Shravan Month. As per the above calendars, Shravan month is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Sri Krishna, and […]

Shravani Mela 2019 | Shravani Mela in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple

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Shravani Mela is the 30-day festival in Deoghar Baidyanath Temple of Jharkhand. In 2019, Shravani Mela begins on July 17 and ends on August 15. It is celebrated throughout Sawan mahina or Shravan month (July-August). At Sultangunj, a small village in Bihar, Shravani Mela starts. Devotees take holy water of Ganga at Sultangunj and showers […]

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 2019 in Goa & Konkan regions: Pujas & Vratas during Shravan Maas


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 2019, Shravan Maas begins on August 2  and ends on August 30. People follow all the rules or codes of Shravan month and observe Shravan […]

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 2019 dates in North Indian Hindi panchang are: July 22, July 29, August 5 and August 12. In Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam Shravana Somvar vrat 2019 dates are: August 5, […]

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 […]

Shravan Maas 2015 begins in North Indian Hindi Panchang

On 1 August 2015, Shravan Maas begins in North Indian Hindi Panchang. Shravan mas, also known as Sawan maas or Shravan mahina, is the fifth month in traditional Hindi panchang followed in North India. Shravan mas begins today i.e. 1 August 2015. Hindi calendars follow Purnimant Panchanga system as per which a Hindu month ends on Purnima […]

Kharchi Pooja in Agartala, Tripura

Kharchi Puja (Kharchi Festival) is a week-long festival celebrated at Chaturdasha Devta temple in Agartala, Tripura. It is celebrated in Ashada month. In 2014, Kharchi Puja date is July 5. It is a unique cultural and traditional tribal feast in Tripura. The term ‘Kharchi’ means auspicious in tribal language of Tripura. Though it is a […]

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 […]