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Shravan Purnima 2023 time and date – Full moon day in Sawan Month 2023

Shravan Purnima, or the full moon day in the month of Sawan, is a highly auspicious day in Hinduism. Nariyal Purnima and Raksha Bandhan are observed on the day. Shravan Purnima 2023 date is August 31. The Purnima begins at 10:12 AM on August 30 and ends at 7:45 AM on August 31. There is an adhik Shravan Purnima or Extra Shravan full moon day and this is on August 1.

Shravan Purnima Vrat is on August 30.
Nariyal Purnima is on August 30.
Raksha Bandhan is on August 30.

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 Purnima 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.