Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in July 2011

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in July 2011 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchangam used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also take help through the comment section on good dates for various purposes.
July 1, 2011 – Amavasya – No moon day
July 2 – Ashada month begins in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat
July 3 – Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra
July 6 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
July 7 – Vivaswat Puja (Surya Puja)
July 7 – Aani Uthiram in Tamil Calendar
July 8 – Monthly Durga Ashtami Puja
July 9 – Bhadali Navami
July 10 – Ulto Rath at Puri Jagannath Temple
July 11 – Hari Shayani Ekadasi Vrat
July 11 – Pandarpur Yatra
July 11 – Chatur Masa Vrat Begins
June 12 – Pradosh Vrat
July 14 – Purnima Vrat
July 14 – Shirdi Saibaba Ashada Purnima Utsav begins
July 15 – Purnima – Full moon day – Guru Purnima – Vyasa Puja
July 16 – Shravan Month begins in North India
July 17 – Kark Sankranti – Dakshinayana Begins
July 17 – Aadi Month begins in Tamil Calendar
July 17 – Karkidakam month begins in Kerala Malayalam Calendar
July 18 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
July 18 – Shraban month begins in Bengali Calendar
July 18 – First Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
July 19 – First Mangala Gauri Vrat in North India
July 23 – Kalashtami – Kher Puja in Tripura
July 25 – Second Sravan Somvar Vrat in North India
July 26 – Kamda Ekadasi Vrat
July 26 – Second Mangala Gauri Vrat in North India
July 28 – Pradosh Vrat
July 29 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting
July 30 – Amavasya – No moon day
July 30 – Aadi Amavasi in Tamil Calendar
July 30 – Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala.
July 31 – Shravan month begins Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat