Sravana Masa is the fifth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Sravana Masam 2012 is from July 20 to August 17. Nag Panchami, Varalakshmi Vratam, Ashunya Shayana Vrat, Rg and Yajur Upkarma and Sri Krishna Jayanti.
Mangala Gouri Puja is performed on all Tuesdays in the month.
Pradosh Fasting Dates in Shravana Masam are: July 30 and August 15.
Ekadasi Fasting dates in Sravana Masam are:
Putrada Ekadasi – July 29
Aja Ekadasi – August 13
Sankashtahara Chathurthi Vrata dedicated to Ganesha is on August 5. The moonrise at Bangalore is at 8:55 PM
Kannada Shravana Month 2012 Shukla Paksh and
Kannada Sravana Masa 2012 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from July 20 to August 2, 2012.
Kannada Shravana Masam 2011 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from August 3 to August 17, 2012.
Purnima in Kannada Shravana Masam
Shravana Purnima or Full moon day is on August 2, 2012. The Purnima begins at 10:08 AM on August 1 and ends at 8:34 AM on August 2. Hayagriva Jayanti, Raksha Bandhan and Yajur Vedi Upakarma are on August 2.
Amavasi in Kannada Shravana Masam
Shravana Amavasya or No moon day is on August 17. The Amavasi begins at 8:57 PM on August 16 and ends at 08:57 PM on August 17.
Kannada Shravana Masam Festivals and Auspicious days
Naga Chaturthi – July 22
Nag Panchami – July 23
Garuda Pachami – July 23
Kalki Jayanti – July 24
Varalakshmi Vrat – July 27
Rig Veda Upakarma – August 2
Yajur Veda Upkarma – August 2
Shri Ragavendra Swami Punya Dinam – August 4
Sri Krishna Jayanti – August 10
Please note that Shravan Mahina 2012 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in
North India is from July 4 to August 2.
Shravan Month in Maharashtra,
Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Kannada Calendar.
Next month in Kannada calendar is the Bhadrapad Masa.