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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in August 2021 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in August 2021

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in August 2021 – based on major Hindu calendars and Panchang used in India. The festivals, Vrats and ritual days are based on Indian Standard Time (IST).

August 2 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in North India
August 2 – Aadi Krithigai
August 3 – Mangala Gouri Vrat
August 3 – Aadi Perukku
August 4 – Kamada Ekadashi fasting
August 5 – Pradosh Vrat
August 6 – Shravan Shivratri Vrat – Monthly Shiva Chaturdashi Vrat

August 8 – Snan Daan Shradh Amavasya
August 8 – Amavasya Tithi - Aadi Amavasya in Tamil Nadu -  Divaso in Gujarat - Karkidaka Vavu Bali in Kerala - Hariyali Amavasya in North India - Gatari Amavasya in Maharashtra - Bheemana Amavasya in Karnataka - Deep Puja in Maharashtra - Telangana - Karnataka - Chitalagi Amavasya in Odisha - Nagara Amavasya in Tulunadu of Karnataka - Chukkala Amavasya or Gaur Vratam in Andhra Pradesh

August 9 – Shravan month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

August 9 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 10 – Mangala Gouri Puja and Vrat
August 11 – Hariyali Teej Vrat – Madhushravani Tritiya
August 11 – Aadi Pooram
August 12 – Durva Ganpati Vrat
August 13 – Nag Panchami – Takshak Puja – Nagara Panchami
August 13 – Randhan Chath in Gujarat
August 14 – Shitala Satam
August 13 – Kalki Jayanti
August 14 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
August 15 – Goswami Tulsidas Jayanti

August 16 – Durga Ashtami – Durva Ashtami
August 16 – Shravan Somvar Vrat
August 17 – Mangala Gouri Vrat
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 – Putrada Ekadasi Fasting – Pavitra Gyaras
August 19 – Damodar Dwadashi Vrat
August 20 – Pradosh Vrat
August 20 – Varalakshmi Puja
August 21 – Purnima Vrat
August 21 – Rig Vedi Upakarma
August 21 – Thiruvonam in Kerala
August 22 – Nariyal Purnima
August 22 – Raksha Bandhan
August 22 – Yajur Vedi Upakarma – Avani Avittam
August 22 – Hayagriva Jayanti

August 23 – Hindola ends – Jhulan Yatra ends
August 23 – Gayatri Japam
August 23 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India
August 23 – Sri Narayana Guru Jayanti
August 25 – Kajari Teej
August 25 – Phool Kajali Vrat – Bol Choth
August 25 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat – Moonrise time 9:06 PM
August 28 – Hal Sashti
August 28 – Randhan Chath in Gujarat
August 29 – Shitala Satam
August 29 – Bhanu Saptami

August 30 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami – Gokulashtami – Sri Krishna Jayanti
August 31 – Gopalkala – Dahi Handi
August 31 – Nandotsav – Goga Navami



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