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Shravan Maas 2019 in Gujarat – Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu Gujarati Calendar in 2019

Shravan Maas is the tenth month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Shravan Maas 2019 is from August 1 to August 30. The auspicious days in the month include Pavitra Baras, Raksha Bandhan, Nag Pancham, Randhan Chath and Sri Krishna Janmashtami. Special pujas and rituals are observed on the Mondays in the month and this is known as Shravani Somvar.

Ekadasi Fasting Dates in Sawan Maas
Putrada Ekadasi – August 11
Aja Ekadasi –  August 26

Shravan Maas Sud Padvo and Vad Padvo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha

Shravan Gujarati calendar 2019 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from August 2 to August 15. 
Shravan Maas 2019 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from August 16 to August 30.

Purnima in Gujarati Shravan month 2019
Shravan Purnima or Full moon day is on August 15, 2019.
The Purnima begins at 3:45 PM on August 14 and ends at 5:59 PM on August 15.
Raksha Bandhan is observed on August 15.

Amas in Gujarati Shravan month 2019
Sawan Amas or No moon day is on August 30.
The Amavasi begins at 7:55 PM on August 29 and ends at 4:07 PM on August 30.
Pithori Amas - August 29
Kushgrahini Amas - August 30

Shravan Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – August 12
Pradosh – August 28

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Shravan Month is August 19– Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:55 PM – Indian Standard Time.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Sawan Mahina are:
Nag Panchami - August 5
Pavitra Baras – August 12
Phool Kajali Vrat – August 18
Bol choth – August 19
Nag Pancham – August 20
Randhan Chath – August 21
Shitala Satam –  August 22
Krishna Janmashtami –  August 24

Please note that Shravan month 2019 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from July 17 to August 15.

Shravan Month in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is similar to the Gujarati Calendar.

Next month in Gujarati calendar is the Bhadrapad or Bhadarva month.