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Vir Pasli Festival in Gujarat - Veer Pasli in 2023

Vir Pasli is a festival similar to Raksha Bandhan and is observed in the Shravan month in Gujarat. It is observed on the first Sunday of the Sawan month. Veer Pasli 2023 date is August 20. For some communities it is on August 19 (those observing on first Saturday of Shravan month).

Although not widespread, the rituals on the day are strictly observed by certain communities. The ritual is also known as Veer Pasali. Shravan month in Gujarat in 2023 is from July 18 to September 15. There is an extra Shravan month in 2023 and this is from July 18 to August 16, 2023.

On the day, sister ties a sacred thread on her brother’s wrist. He vows to protect her. Brothers visit their married sister’s home on the day and perform the ritual.

Please note that there is some confusion regarding the date of Vir Pasli, some people are claiming that the ritual is observed on the first Saturday of Shravan month while some claim it is observed on first Sunday.

Veer Pasli Katha - Story of Vir Pasli in Gujarati