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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in August 2020 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in August 2020

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in August 2020 – 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 2020

August 1 – Pradosh Vrat – Shani Pradosh (Saturday)
August 2 – Aadi Perukku

August 3 – Purnima Vrat, Shravan Purnima – Full moon day
August 3 – Nariyal Purnima
August 3 – Raksha Bandhan
August 3 – Yajur Upakarma
August 4 – Rig Upakarma
August 3 – Avani Avittam
August 3 – Hayagriva Jayanti
August 4 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India
August 4 – Gayatri Japam
August 5 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
August 5 – Hindola ends
August 6 – Kajari Teej
August 6 – Phool Kajali Vrat
August 7 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Moonrise time 9:49 PM
August 7 – Bol Choth 
August 8 – Nag Pancham in Gujarat
August 9 – Randhan Chhath
August 9 – Hal Sashti Vrat

August 11 – Janmashtami in many regions
August 12 – Janmashtami in North India
August 12 – Gopalkala – Dahi Handi
August 12 – Aadi Krithigai
August 13 – Nandotsav
August 13 – Goga Navami
August 15 – Aja Ekadashi Fasting
August 16 – Pradosh Vrat

August 17 – Monthly Shivratri Vrat – Shiva Chaturdashi Fasting
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 18 – Pithori Amavasya
August 18 – Kusha Grahani Amavasya
August 18 – Amavasya
August 18 – Pola
August 21 – Sam Shravani
August 21 – Kevda Trij
August 21 – Hartalika Teej – Swarna Gauri Vrat
August 22 – Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
August 23 – Rishi Panchami
August 23 – Sam Panchami

August 24– Muruga Sashti Fasting
August 25 – Mukabharan Saptami
August 25 – 16-day Mahalakshmi Vrat begins in North India
August 26 – Radha Ashtami
August 26 – Mahananda Navami
August 26 – Jyeshta Gauri Puja in Maharashtra
August 29 – Ekadasi Fasting
August 29 – Vaman Dwadashi
August 30 – Pradosh Vrat
August 30 – Maha Ravivar Vrat
August 31 – Thiruvonam Festival in Kerala



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