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Marathi Shravan Month 2010 – Sawan Mahina in Maharashtra Calendar

Shravan, or Sawan, is the fifth month in a traditional Marathi calendar followed in Maharashtra, India. Shrawan is a highly auspicious month and Mondays is dedicated to Shiva Poojan and on Tuesdays women perform Mangala Gowri Puja. Other important festivals and auspicious days include Nag Panchami, Narli Purnima, Sri Krishna Jayanti and Dahi Handi. In 2010, Shravan month in traditional marathi calendar begins on August 10 and ends on September 8.

  • Shravan Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from August 10 to August 24.
  • Shravan Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from August 25 to September 8.

Shravan Purnima (Narli Poornima) is on August 24 and Shravan Amavasi is on September 8.

Some of the other important auspicious days and festival dates are:

  • Wednesdays of Shravan month is dedicated to Budh Puja.
  • Thursdays of Shravan month is dedicated to Brihaspati Puja.
  • Varalakshmi Vrat – August 20.
  • Sri Krishna Jayanti – September 1.

It must be noted that Shravan month in 2010 in the traditional calendar followed in North India is from July 27 to August 24.

The Shravan month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Marathi calendar.