Kannada Shravana Masam 2016 – Sravana Masa - Shravan Month in Karnataka in 2016



Sravana Masa is the fifth month in a traditional Hindu Kannada calendar followed in Karnataka. Kannada Sravana Masam 2016 is from  August 3 to September 1.  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:
Pradosh – August 15
Pradosh – August 29

Ekadasi Fasting dates in Sravana Masam are:
Putrada Ekadasi – August 14
Aja Ekadasi – August 28

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Shravan Month is August 21 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:55 PM – Indian Standard Time.

Kannada Shravana Month 2016 Shukla Paksh and Krishna Paksha
Kannada Sravana Masa 2016 Shukla Paksha (Waxing phase of moon) is from August 3, 2016 to August 18.
Kannada Shravana Masam 2016 Krishna Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from August 19 to September 1, 2016.

Purnima in Kannada Shravana Masam
Shravana Purnima or Full moon day is on August 18, 2016. The Purnima begins at  on August 17 and ends at  on August 18. Raksha Bandhan and Upakarma are on August 18.

Amavasi in Kannada Shravana Masam
Shravana Amavasya or No moon day is on September 1. The Amavasi begins at AM on September 1 and ends at PM on September 1.

Kannada Shravana Masam Festivals and Auspicious days
Madhushrava Tritiya – August 5
Durva Ganapati Vrat – August 6
Nag Panchami – August 7
Kalki Jayanti - August 8
Sheetala Saptami – August 10
Varalakshmi Vrat – August 12
Rig Shravani – August 18
Narali Purnima and Raksha Bandhan – August 18
Sri Krishna Jayanti – August 24

Please note that Shravan Mahina 2016 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from July 20 to August 18.

Shravan Month in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Kannada Calendar.

Next month in Kannada calendar is the Bhadrapad Masa.