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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in August 2019 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in August 2019

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in August 2019 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

Hindu Vrat – Fasting - Festivals August 2019

August 1 – Snan Daan Amavasya – Pithori Amavasya – Hariyali Amavasya
August 1 – Shravan month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
August 3 – Aadi Perukku – Aadi Pooram
August 3 – Hariyali Teej Vrat – Madhushravani Tritiya
August 4 – Durva Ganpati Vrat
August 5 – Nag Panchami
August 5 – Shravan Somvar Vrat – Jagrat Gauri Pujan
August 5 – Kalki Jayanti
August 6 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
August 7 – Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti
August 8 – Durga Ashtami – Durva Ashtami
August 9 – Varalakshmi Vratam
August 11 – Putrada Ekadasi Fasting – Pavitra Gyaras
August 12 – Pradosh Vrat
August 13 – Mangala Gauri Pujan
August 14 – Purnima Vrat
August 14 – Nariyal Purnima
August 15 – Raksha Bandhan
August 15 – Rig Upakarma
August 15 – Yajur Upakarma
August 15 – Shravan Purnima – Full moon day
August 15 – Avani Avittam
August 15 – Hayagriva Jayanti
August 17 – Chinga Masam begins in Kerala Malayalam Calendar
August 17 – Aavani Month begins in Tamil Calendar
August 18 – Bhadra Month begins in Bengali Calendar
August 16 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India
August 16 – Gayatri Japam
August 17 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
August 17 – Hindola ends
August 18 – Kajari Teej
August 18 – Phool Kajali Vrat
August 19 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Moonrise time 9:33 PM
August 19 – Bol Choth 
August 20 – Nag Pancham in Gujarat
August 21 – Randhan Chhath
August 23 – Janmashtami in many regions
August 24 – Janmashtami in North India
August 24 – Gopalkala – Dahi Handi
August 25 – Nandotsav
August 26 – Smarta Aja Ekadashi Fasting (in most regions)
August 27 – Aja Ekadashi Fasting (in most regions)
August 28 – Pradosh Vrat
August 28 – Monthly Shivratri Vrat – Shiva Chaturdashi Fasting
August 29 – Pithori Amavasya
August 30 – Kusha Grahani Amavasya
August 30 – Amavasya
August 30 – Pola



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