Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in August 2011



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in August 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 including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc.

August 1, 2011 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 1 – Sindhura Dooj
August 2 – Hariyali Teej
August 2 – Madhusrava Teej
August 3 – Durva Ganapati Vrat
August 4 – Nag Panchami
August 5 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
August 6 – Tulsi Das Jayanti
August 8 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 9 – Mangala Gouri Vrat
August 9 – Ekadasi Fasting – Putrada Ekadashi
August 11 – Pradosh Fasting
August 12 – Varalakshmi Vritham
August 13 – Shravan Purnima – Full moon day
August 13 – Raksha Bandhan
August 13 – Nariyali Purnima
August 13 – Rig Upakarma
August 13 – Yajur Upakarma
August 13 – Avani Avittam
August 13 – Hayagriva Jayanti
August 14 – Gayatri Japam
August 14 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India
August 15 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
August 16 – Kajari Teej
August 17 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
August 17 – Chinga Masam begins in Kerala Malayalam Calendar
August 18 – Aavani Month begins in Tamil Calendar
August 19 – Bhadra Month begins in Bengali Calendar
August 20 – Hal Sashti
August 21 – Sri Krishna Jayanti in South and Western parts of India
August 22 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami in North India
August 22 – Dahi Handi and Gopala Kala
August 23 – Goga Navami
August 25 – Ekadasi Fasting
August 26 – Pradosh Fasting
August 28 – Amavasya begins
August 29 – Amavasya ends – Somvati Amavasya
August 30 – Bhadrapad month begins in Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat
August 31 – Sam Pancham – Sama Upakarma
August 31 – Swarna Gouri Vrat