August 2013 – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious Days in August 2013

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in August 2013– 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 2, 2013 – Kamika Ekadasi Vrat - Ekadasi Fasting
August 3 - Aadi Perukku in Tamil Nadu
August 4 - Pradosh Vrat

August 5 - Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
August 5 - Shiv Chaturdasi - Shivratri in Shravan Month
August 6 - Amavasya - No moon day
August 6 - Aadi Amavasya
August 6 - Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala
August 6 - Hariyali Amavasya - Pithori Amavasya
August 6 - Shravan month begins in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
August 9 - Hariyali Teej, Madhushrava Tritiya
August 9 - Aadi Pooram
August 10 - Durva Ganapati Vrat
August 11- Nag Panchami
August 12 - Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 13 - Mangala Gouri Vrat
August 16 - Varalakshmi Puja
August 17 - Ekadasi Fasting - Putrada Ekadasi Vrat
August 17 - Aavavni Month begins in Tamil Nadu
August 17 - Chinga Masam begins in Kerala
August 18 - Bhadrapad mont begins in Bengal
August 18 - Pradosh Vrat
August 19 - Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 20 - Mangala Gouri Vrat
August 20 – Rig Upkarma
August 20 – Avani Avittam
August 20 – Nariyal Purnima
August 20, 2013 – Purnima Vrat
August 20 – Raksha Bandhan in western parts of India
August 21 - Raksha Bandhan in North India for some communities
August 21 – Purnima – Full moon day
August 21 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India calendars
August 22 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
August 23 – Kajari Teej Vrat
August 24 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
August 26 – Hal Sashti – Baldev Sashti
August 26 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in Maharashtra and Gujarat
August 27 – Mangala Gouri Puja in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
August 28 – Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti)
August 28 – Janeshwar Maharaj Jayanti
August 29 – Dahi Handi and Gopalkala in Maharashtra
August 29– Goga Navami

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