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Shravan 2024 Dates – Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu North Indian Calendar - Shravan Mahina 2024 Start

Shravan Month, or Sawan Mahina, is one of the holiest Hindu months and is dedicated to Lord Shiva in North India. Shravan Month 2024 starts on July 22 to August 19. The Shravan Month is the fifth month in a traditional Hindu lunar calendar followed in North India. This calendar is followed mainly in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Bihar and Chhattisgarh and other North Indian states. A month in these regions is calculated from the day after Purnima or full moon to the next Purnima. The year in the Hindi Calendar is Saka 2081.

Rituals - Fasting - Puja and Other Observances in Shravan Month

  • Non-vegetarian food is completely avoided.
  • People make it a point to visit Shiva temples on Sawan Mondays.
  • The Mondays or Somwar in Shravan month is dedicated to worship of Shiva. The Mondays in the month are on July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12, and August 19, 2024
  • Mangala Gouri Puja is observed on Tuesdays in Shravan Month.
  • Shravan Month is also the first month in the Chatur Maas - four holy months.

Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu North Indian Calendar  - Shravan Mahina

Shravan Month 2024 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Shravan Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from July 22 to August 4
Shravan Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from August 5 to August 19

Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Shravan Month 2024 is on July 24. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 9:12 PM.

Shravan Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Kamika or Kamada Ekadasi – July 31
Pavitra Ekadasi – August 15/16, 2024

Shravan Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – August 1, 2024
Pradosh – August 17, 2024 (Shani Pradosh Vrat)

Shravan Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on August 4, 2024.
The Amavasi begins at 3:22 PM on August 3 and ends at 3:51 PM on August 4.

Shravan Purnima
Purnima is on August 19, 2024. The Purnima Vrat is marked on August 19.
The Purnima begins at 2:21 AM on August 19 and ends at 12:28 AM  on August 20

Festivals and auspicious days in Shravan Mahina 2024
Shravan Shivratri - August 3
Hariyali Amavasya – August 4
Hariyali Teej – August 7
Nag Panchami – August 9
Kalki Jayanti – August 10
Tulsidas Jayanti – August 11
Raksha Bandhan – August 19

Please note that Shravan month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh begins on August 5, 2024 and ends on September 3, 2024.

Read more about the importance of Shravan month and the rituals.