Sat Jul 26, 2014
Shravana Month Festivals for Hindu Calendar
Shravana - Shravana is fifth lunar month in Hindu calendar. All major festivals which occur on this month are listed below. Please switch to Amanta School if you follow Amanta School. If you are not sure which school you follow and find that festivals are not listed under correct month then please switch to Amanta School as you might be following Amanta School.
Kamika Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.
Shravan Somwar Vrats
All Mondays or Somwar(s) which fall during Shravan month are considered highly auspicious for fasting and known as Shravan Somwar.
Mangala Gauri Vrats
Mangala Gauri Vrat is observed by married women on each Tuesday in Hindu month of Shravana to seek conjugal bliss from Goddess Gauri.
Hariyali Teej commemorates union of Goddess Parvati with Lord Shiva. This festival is celebrated for marital bliss and well-being of spouse and children.
On Nag Panchami day married women offer puja and milk to Snake God and women pray for the wellness of their brothers and family.
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi is one of the twenty four Ekadashi vrats which are observed to seek blessing of Lord Vishnu.
Varalakshmi Vratam is a festival to propitiate the goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu.
The relationship between brothers and sisters is celebrated during Raksha Bandhan festival. It involves sisters tying a sacred thread around brothers' wrist.
Next Teej after Hariyali Teej which comes after fifteen days of Hariyali Teej is known as Kajari Teej.
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