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Gujarati Shravan Maas 2018 – Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu Gujarat Calendar in 2018

Shravan Maas is the tenth month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Shravan Maas 2018 is from August 12 to September 9. 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 3
Aja Ekadasi – August 18

Shravan Maas Sud Padavo and Vad Padavo – Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Shravan Gujarati calendar 2018 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from August 12, 2018 to August 26. 
Shravan Maas 2018 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from August 27 to September 9, 2018.

Purnima in Gujarati Shravan month
Shravan Purnima or Full moon day is on August 26, 2018. The Purnima begins at 3:16 PM on August 25 and ends at 5:26 PM on August 26. Raksha Bandhan ise observed on August 26. Rik Shravani is also on the day.

Amas in Gujarati Shravan month
Sawan Amas or No moon day is on September 9. The Amavasi begins at 2:42 AM on September 9 and ends at 11:32 PM on September 9.

Shravan Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – August 23
Pradosh – September 7

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Shravan Month is August 30 – Moonrise or Chandrodaya is at 8:55 PM – Indian Standard Time.

The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Gujarati Sawan Mahina are:
Pavtira Baras – August 23
Fulkajali Vrat – August 29
Bol choth – August 30
Nag Pancham – August 31
Randhan Chath – September 1
Shitala Satam –  Sept 2
Krishna Janmashtami –  Sept 3

Please note that Shravan month 2018 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from July 27 to August 26.

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

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