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Shravan 2022 Dates – Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu North Indian Calendar - Shravan Mahina 2022 Start

Shravan Month, or Sawan Mahina, is one of the holiest Hindu months and is dedicated to Lord Shiva in North India. Shravan Month 2022 starts on July 14 to August 12. 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 2079.

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 18, July 25, August 1 and August 8, 2022
  • Mangala Gouri Puja is observed on Tuesdays in Shravan Month.
  • Shravan Month is also the first month in the Chatur Maas - four holy months.
Chaturthi Vrat or Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi in Shravan Month 2022 is on July 16. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 9:21 PM.

Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu North Indian Calendar  - Shravan Mahina

Shravan Month 2022 Krishna and Shukla Paksha

Shravan Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from July 14 to July 28
Shravan Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from July 29 to August 12

Shravan Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Kamika Ekadasi – July 24
Pavitra Ekadasi – August 8, 2022

Shravan Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – July 25, 2022
Pradosh – August 9, 2022

Shravan Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on July 28,2022.
The Amavasi begins at 8:20 PM on July 27 and ends at 10:16 PM on July 28.

Shravan Purnima
Purnima is on August 12, 2022. The Purnima Vrat is marked on August 11.
The Purnima begins at 9:35 AM on August 11 and ends at 7:17 AM  on August 12

Festivals and auspicious days in Shravan Mahina 2022
Shravan Shivratri - July 26
Hariyali Amavasya – July 28
Hariyali Teej – July 31
Nag Panchami – August 2
Kalki Jayanti – August 3
Tulsidas Jayanti – August 4
Raksha Bandhan – August 11

Please note that Shravan month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh begins on July 29, 2022 and ends on August 27, 2022.

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

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