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Gujarati Shravan Maas 2017 – Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu Gujarat Calendar in 2017

Shravan Maas is the tenth month in a traditional Hindu Gujarati calendar followed in Gujarat. Shravan Maas 2017 is from July 24 to August 21. 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 2017 Sud Padvo (Waxing phase of moon) is from July 24, 2017 to August 7.
Shravan Maas 2017 Vad Padvo Paksha (Waning phase of moon) is from August 8 to August 21, 2017.

Purnima in Gujarati Shravan month
Shravan Purnima or Full moon day is on August 7, 2017. The Purnima begins at 10:29 PM on August 6 and ends at 11:40 PM on August 8. Raksha Bandhan and Narial Purnima are observed on August 7.

Amas in Gujarati Shravan month
Sawan Amas or No moon day is on August 21. The Amavasi begins at 2:10 AM on August 21  and ends at 11:59 PM on August 21. Pithori Amavasya is on August 21. Khushgrahini Amavas is observed on August 21.

Shravan Mahina Pradosh
Pradosh – August 4
Pradosh – August 19

Sankashti Chaturthi monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Shravan Month is August 12 – 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 - July 27
Pavtira Baras – August 4
Fulkajali Vrat – August 10
Bol choth – August 11
Nag Pancham – August 12
Randhan Chath – August 13
Shitala Satam –  August 14
Krishna Janmashtami –  August 15

Please note that Shravan month 2017 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from July 10 to August 7.

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.