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Hindu Festivals in July 2017 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in July 2017



Dates of important festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in July 2017 – 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 – Monthly Durga Ashtami fasting
July 1 - Kharchi Puja in Tripura
July 4 – Ekadasi Fasting – Devasayani Ekadasi
July 4 – Ashadi Ekadasi
July 4 – Pandarpur Yatra ends
July 4 – Chaturmaas Begins
July 4 – Gauri Vrat begins in Gujarat
July 6 – Pradosh
July 7 – Jayaparvati vrat begins in Gujarat
July 9 – Purnima Fasting
July 9 – Guru Purnima
July 9 – Gauri Vrat ends in Gujarat
July 10 – Shravan month begins in North India
July 10 – Shravan somvar vrat in North India
July 11 – Jayaparvati Jagran
July 12 – Sankashti Chaturthi Fasting
July 16 – Kalashtami
July 16 – Bhanu Saptami
July 17 – Shravan somvar vrat in North India
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 – Kamika Ekadasi Fasting (smarta)
July 20 – Kamika Ekadasi Fasting
July 21 – Pradosh
July 23 – Amavasya
July 23 - Aadi Amavasya
July 23 - Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala
July 23 - Hariyali Amavasya - Pithori Amavasya
July 24 – Shravan month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
July 24 – Shravan somvar vrat
July 27 – Nag Panchami
July 29 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
July 31 – Durga Ashtami monthly fasting
July 31 – Shravan somvar vrat 

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