July 2012 – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in July 2012



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in July 2012– 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.

July 1, 2012 – Pradosh Vrat
July 1 – Jaya Parvati Vrat begins
July 3 – Vyasa Puja
July 3 – Guru Purnima
July 3 – Purnima – Full moon day
July 3 – Kokila Vrat
July 4 – Shravan month begins in North India
July 6 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
July 9 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
July 10 – Mangala Gowri Puja in North India
July 14 – Kamda Ekadasi Vrat (Smarta)
July 15 – Kamda Ekadasi Vrat (Vaishnav)
July 16 – Som Pradosh Vrat
July 16 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
July 16 – Karkidaka Masam begins in Kerala (Ramayana Masam)
July 16 – Aadi Masam begins in Tamil Calendars
July 17 – Shraban month begins in Bengali Calendars
July 17 – Mangala Gowri Puja in North India
July 18 – Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala
July 18 – Aadi Amavasya in Tamil Nadu
July 19 – Amavasya
July 19 – Hariyali Amavasya - Pithori Amavas
July 20 – Shravan month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
July 22 – Hariyali Teej
July 23 – Nag Panchami
July 23 – Aadi Pooram
July 23 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
July 24 – Mangala Gowri Puja
July 24 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
July 27 – Varalakshmi Puja
July 29 – Ekadasi Fasting
July 30 – Pradosh Vrat
July 30 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
July 31 – Mangala Gowri Puja