2014 August – Important Hindu Festivals and Auspicious days in August 2014

Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in August 2014– based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and auspicious days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST). You can also find good dates in August 2014 for various purposes including house warming, joining job, buying car or house, moving into new rented home etc in various other posts in the blog.

August 1, 2014 – Nag Panchami
August 2 – Kalki Jayanti
August 3 – Aadi Perukku in Tami Culture
August 4 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 5 – Mangala Gouri Puja
August 7 – Ekadasi Fasting
August 8 – Varalakhsmi Puja
August 8 – Pradosh Vrat
August 10 – Purnima
August 10 – Raksha Bandhan
August 10 – Narali Purnima
August 10 – Rig Upkarma
August 10 – Avani Avittam
August 11 – Bhadrapad month begins in North India
August 11 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in Maharashtra and Gujarat
August 12 – Mangala Gouri Puja in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
August 13 – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat
August 17 – Aavani Masam begins in Tamil Nadu
August 17 – Chithirai Month begins in Kerala
August 17 – Sri Krishna Jayanti in South India and western parts of India
August 18 – Sri Krishna Jayanti in North India
August 18 – Gopalakala
August 18 – Dahi Handi
August 18 – Bhadrapad month begins in Bengal
August 21 – Ekadasi Fasting
August 22 – Pradosh Vrat
August 24 – Pithori Amavas
August 25 – Amavasya
August 25 - Pola
August 26 – Bhadrapada Month begins in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
August 28 – Hartalika Teej
August 28 – Swarna Gouri Vrat
August 29 – Sri Ganesh Chaturthi – 10-day festival begins
August 30 – Rishi Panchami