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



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

July 1 – Yogini Ekadasi Vrat Vaishnav
July 2 – Pradosh Vrat
July 2 – Monthly Shivratri Fasting – Shiva Chaturdasi Vrat
July 4 – Amavasya – No moon day – Somvati Amavasya
July 5 – Ashada month begins in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka and Maharashta.
July 6 – Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra
July 10 – Sashti Fasting
July 12 – Kharchi Puja in Tripura
July 13 – Bhadali Navami
July 14 – Asha Dasami
July 15 – Gauri Vrat begins in Gujarat
July 15 – Dev Shayani Ekadasi
July 15 – Ashadi Ekadasi
July 15  - Pandarpur Yatra.
July 15 – Chaturmas Vrat begins
July 17 – Pradosh Vrat
July 17 – Jaya Parvati Vrat begins in Gujarat
July 17 – Karkidaka Masam begins in Kerala (Ramayana Masam)
July 17 – Aadi Masam begins in Tamil Calendars
July 18 – Shraban month begins in Bengali Calendars
July 19 – Purnima – Full moon day
July 19 – Guru Purnima – Vyasa Puja
July 19 – Gauri Vrat ends in Gujarat
July 20 – Shravan month begins in North India
July 21 – Jaya Parvati Vrat ends in Gujarat
July 23 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
July 25 – First Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
July 26 – Mangala Gouri Vrat in North India
July 30 – Ekadasi Fasting
July 31 – Pradosh Vrat