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Shravan 2019 Dates – Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu North Indian Calendar - Shravan Mahina 2019 Starts on July 17

Shravan Month, or Sawan Mahina, is one of the holiest Hindu months and is dedicated to Lord Shiva in North India. Shravan Month 2019 is from July 17 to August 15. 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 2076.

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, and August 12.
  • 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 2019 is on July 20. The Chandrodaya or Moonrise time as per North Indian calendars is 9:09 PM.

Sawan Month in Traditional Hindu North Indian Calendar  - Shravan Mahina

Shravan Month 2019 Krishna and Shukla Paksha
Shravan Month Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from July 17 to August 1
Shravan Month Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from August 2 to August 15

Shravan Mahina Ekadasi Vrat in North India
Kamika Ekadasi – July 28, 2019
Pavitra Ekadasi – August 11, 2019

Shravan Mahina Pradosh Vrat in North India
Pradosh – July 29, 2019
Pradosh – August 12

Shravan Amavasya in Hindi Panchang in North India
Amavasya is on August 1, 2019.
The Amavasi begins at 11:57 AM on July 31 ends at 8:42 AM on August 1.

Shravan Purnima
Purnima is on August 15, 2019. The Purnima Vrat is marked on August 14.
The Purnima begins at 3:46 PM on August 14 and ends at 5:59 PM  on August 15

Festivals and auspicious days in Shravan Mahina 2019
Shravan Shivratri - July 30
Hariyali Amavasya – August 1
Hariyali Teej – August 3
Nag Panchami – August 5
Kalki Jayanti – August 6
Tulsi Das Jayanti – August 7
Raksha Bandhan – August 15

Please note that Shravan month in calendars followed in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh begins on August 2, 2019 and ends on August 30, 2019.

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