Hindu Festivals in August 2016 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in August 2016



Dates of important festivals associated with Hinduism in August 2016 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

August 1 - Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
August 1 - Shiv Chaturdasi - Shivratri in Shravan Month
August 2 - Amavasya - No moon day
August 2 - Aadi Amavasya
August 2 - Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala
August 2 - Hariyali Amavasya - Pithori Amavasya
August 3 - Aadi Perukku in Tamil Nadu
August 3 - Shravan month begins in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
August 5 - Hariyali Teej, Madhushrava Tritiya
August 6 - Durva Ganapati Vrat
August 7 - Nag Panchami
August 8 - Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 9 - Mangala Gouri Vrat
August 12 - Varalakshmi Puja
August 14 - Ekadasi Fasting - Putrada Ekadasi Vrat
August 15 - Pradosh Vrat
August 15 - Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 17 - Mangala Gouri Vrat
August 17 - Aavavni Month begins in Tamil Nadu
August 17 - Chinga Masam begins in Kerala
August 18 - Bhadrapad month begins in Bengal
August 17 – Rig Upkarma
August 18 – Avani Avittam
August 18 – Nariyal Purnima
August 18 - Raksha Bandhan
August 18 – Purnima – Full moon day
August 19 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India calendars
August 19 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
August 21 – Kajari Teej Vrat
August 21 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
August 23 – Hal Sashti – Baldev Sashti
August 22 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in Maharashtra and Gujarat
August 23 – Mangala Gouri Puja in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
August 24 – Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti) in west, south and east
August 25 – Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti) in North India
August 25 – Dahi Handi and Gopalkala in Maharashtra
August 26 – Goga Navami
August 28 – Ekadasi fasting
August 29 – Pradosh vrat
August 30 – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat

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