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Shravan Dwadasi – Sawan Dwadashi Puja

Shravan Dwadasi puja is observed on the 12th day during the Shukla Paksha of Sawan month as per traditional calendar followed in North India. Shravan Dwadasi 2019 date is August 12. The day is of great significance to the Kashmiri Pandit community – an important ritual takes place on the day at a Shiva Temple in Shopian in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Shravan month is dedicated to God Shiva and various rituals are dedicated to him in this month. The most famous among them is the Shiva puja on Mondays. Apart from this Shiva temples in North India conduct numerous other pujas and rituals in Sawan month.