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Shravan Purnima 2019 time and date – Full moon day in Sawan Month 2019

Shravan Purnima, or the full moon day in the month of Sawan, is a highly auspicious day in Hinduism. Nariyali Poornima and Raksha Bandhan are observed on the day. Shravan Purnima 2019 date is August 15. The Purnima begins at 3:46 PM on August 14 and ends at 5:59 PM on August 15.

Shravan Purnima Vrat is on August 14.

It is known as Akshar Purnima in Gujarat. The month long pujas dedicated to Lord Shiva in North India comes to an end on the Shravana Purnima day. Jhulan Yatra festival comes to an end on the day.

Important Rituals Observed on Shravan Purnima
  • This Purnima is known as Gamha Poornima in Orissa. 
  • Kajari Purnima - this is observed in many regions in North India for a good harvest.
  • Hayagriva Jayanti and Yajurveda Upakarma are also observed on the day.
  •  In South India, Brahmins observe the day as Avani Avittam.
  • The annual Amarnath Yatra and Jhulan Yatra also concludes on the day.