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 […]

Mangala Gauri Vratam (Shravana Mangala Gowri Puja)

Mangala Gauri Puja (Mangal Gowri Vrata) is observed on Shravan Mangalvars (Tuesdays during Shravan month). Mangala Gauri Vrat is dedicated to Goddess Mangala Gauri, who is popularly known as Goddess Parvati Devi. In 2020, as per North Indian calendars, the dates to perform Mangal Gowri Puja are: 7 July, 14 July, 21 July and 28 […]

Shravana Masam Puja: Pooja Procedure during Shukla Paksha in Sawan Month

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Shravana Masam puja or pooja procedure in Sawan month is very different yet auspicious than other months in Hinduism. As we know the importance and significance of Shravan month, Shravana masa Shukla Paksha is highly auspicious fortnight. In 2019, Shukla Paksha in Shravan Month begins on August 2 and ends on August 15 with Shravan […]

Shravana Masam 2020 | Sravanamasam in Telugu Calendar

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Shravana Masam, Sravan month, is the 5th month in traditional Telugu calendar followed in Andhra Pradesh. In 2020, Sravana masam starts on 21 July and ends on August 19 with Shravana Amavasya. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Sravanamasam is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Gauri. Nagula Panchami, Mangala Gauri Vratham, Varalakshmi Vratham, Rakhi Purnima, Sri […]

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

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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 […]

Chandra Darshan July 2019 | Ashad Month Chandra Darshanam

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July 4, 2019 is Chandra Darshan (Ashada Maasa Chandra Darshan). It falls in Ashada Month (Ashada Masam) as per all the calendar followed in North India, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka. And it falls in Aani Masam of Tamil calendar, Mithunam Month of Malayalam calendar and Ashar Month of Bengali Panjika and Ashad Month in […]

Ashwattha Maruti Poojan 2019

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Ashwattha Maruti Poojan is a highly auspicious puja observed in Shravan Month on all Saturdays (Shravan Shanivar). In 2019, Ashwattha Maruti Poojan dates are – August 3, August 10, August 17 and August 24. Also popular as Shravan Shanivar Vrat, Ashwattha Maruti Poojan which is dedicated to Lord Hanuman Puja, is mainly observed in Maharashtra […]

Sawan Month Puja in Madhura Dwarkadhish Temple

Sawan Month Puja in Madhura Dwarkadhish Temple – Sawan month marks the beginning of monsoon season in India. It is also a favorite month for Lord Krishna. Madhura Dwarkadhish Temple is the best holy place to visit during Sawan month. Large number of devotees throng the temple and offer special pujas to Lord Sri Krishna. […]

Shravan Shukravar Puja 2019 starts in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh

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Shravan Shukravar puja or Puja on Fridays in Shravan month is considered as highly auspicious vrat in many communities of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. Shravan Shukravar Puja 2019 starts on August 2 in the above states with utmost gaiety. Large numbers of devotees throng the temples around the states and worshipped the Goddess. […]

Budh Pujan in Shravan Month

Budh Pujan, a vrat dedicated to Lord Budha (Planet Mercury) of Navagrahas, is observed on Budhwar (Wednesdays) in Shravan Month. In 2019, Budh Pujan dates are: August 7, August 14, August 21 and August 28 as per Marathi calendar. It is mainly observed in Maharashtra and some places in Karnataka and Gujarat. Those who are […]

Vittal Pujan on Budhvar in Shravan Month

Budhvar (Wednesdays) in Shravan month is dedicated to Lord Vittal (Vithala of Pandharpur). In 2019, Budh Pujan dates are: August 7, August 14, August 21 and August 28 as per Marathi calendar. Vittal Pujan is observed on Wednesdays in Shravan Maas in Maharashtra and some parts of Karnataka (North Karnataka – Gulbarga, Bidar, Belgaum, Bijapur, […]

Shravan Guruvar Puja | Brihaspati Puja in Shravan Month

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Brihaspati Puja (Guru graha Puja) is the main ritual performed on Shravan Guruvar (Thursday in Shravan month). In 2019, Shravan Guruvar Brihaspati Puja dates are: July 18, July 25, August 1, August 8 and August 15 in North Indian calendars. Brihaspati Vrat 2019 dates in Marathi and Gujarati calendars are – August 8, August 15, […]

Hanuman Puja in Shravan Month | Ashwattha Maruti Poojan on Shravan Shanivar

Shravan Shanivar is dedicated to Lord Hanuman Puja. This vrat is also known as Ashwattha Maruti Poojan in Maharashtra and some parts of Gujarat. Ashwattha Maruti Poojan 2019 dates are – August 3, August 10, August 17 and August 24. Usually Shanivar or Saturday is dedicated to Hanuman Puja and in Shravan month Lord Hanuman […]

Shravani Mela Special Trains 2017 to Sultanganj, Jasidih

Shravani Mela Special Trains 2017 to Jasidih, Sultanganj Special Trains for Shravani Mela 2017 in July, August. Sultanganj Special Trains for Shravani Mela 2017 श्रावण मास के दौरान बाबाधाम जानेवाले यात्रियों की सुविधा को ध्यान में रखते हुए पूर्व रेलवे प्रशासन ने 65 जोड़ी श्रावण मेला स्पेशल ट्रेन चलाने का फैसला किया है. इसमें 31 जोड़ी […]

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

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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 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 […]

Importance of Shiva Pooja in Shravan Month (Shivalinga Puja, Rudrabhisheka Pooja)

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What is the importance Shiva Pooja in Shravan Month (Shivalinga Puja, Rudrabhisheka Pooja)? Why devotees perform Shiva Pooja in Shravan Month? Shravan Month is the favorite month for Lord Shiva and the somvar is the most auspicious for Shiva Pooja. Mainly on Shravan Somvar, Shiva Poojan is performed very widely throughout India, Nepal and all other […]

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 2020 dates in North Indian Hindi panchang are: 6 July, 13 July, 20 July, 27 July and 3 August. In Marathi, Kannada, Gujarati, and Telugu Panchangam Shravana Somvar vrat 2020 dates are: […]

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 Puja Rituals, Temples busy with Advance Bookings

Sawan Puja Rituals, Temples busy with Advance Bookings…Hectic preparations are on in Shiv temples across the city for the Hindu month of Shravan which begins on August 1, 2015. A large number of Hindu devotees throng Shiva temples during the monsoon month seeking blessings of the deity. Devotees are making advance bookings to perform puja […]