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Upcoming Hindu Festivals in August 2024 – Hindu Vrat – Fasting – Rituals in August 2024

Dates of important upcoming festivals and fasting associated with Hinduism in August 2024 – 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 2024

August 1 – Pradosh Vrat

August 2 – Monthly Shivratri Vrat – Shiva Chaturdashi Vrat

August 3 – Aadi Perukku

August 4 – Amavasya - 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 Gauri Vratam in Andhra Pradesh.

August 5 – Shravan month begins in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

August 5 – Shravan Somvar Vrat

August 6 – Bhaum Vrat, Mangala Gauri Puja, Durga Yatra, Hanuman Darshan

August 7 – Hariyali Teej Vrat – Madhushrava Teej – Swarna Gauri Vrat – Andal Jayanti

August 8 – Durva Ganpati Vrat

August 9 – Nag Panchami – Takshak Poojan – Nagara Panchami

August 10 – Muruga Sashti Fasting – Lundan Sashti in Bengal – Kalki Avatar Jayanti – Randhan Chath in South Gujarat

August 11 – Goswami Tulsidas Ji Jayanti – Shitala Satam in South Gujarat

August 12 – Shravan Somvar Vrat

August 13 – Bhaum Vrat, Mangala Gauri Puja, Durga Yatra, Hanuman Darshan

August 15 – Putra Ekadashi (Smarta only for few people)

August 16 – Putra Ekadashi (Vaishnav for majority people) – Damodar Dwadashi Vrat

August 16 – Varalakshmi Puja

August 17 – Shani Pradosh Vrat – Pavitra Baras

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 19 – Purnima Vrat – Purnima - Rig Vedi Upakarma – Nariyal Purnima – Raksha Bandhan – Yajur Vedi Upakarma – Avani Avittam – Hayagriva Jayanti – Shravan Somvar Vrat – Samskrit Diwas – Amarnath Yatra ends

August 20 – Gayatri Japam – Hindola Ends – Jhulan Yatra ends

August 20 – Bhadrapad Month begins in North India

August 21 – Raghavendra Swami Aradhana

August 22 – Kajali Teej – Satuva Teej – Teejadi – Bahula Chaturthi Vrat – Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat (moonrise time is at 8:58 PM) – Fulkajali Vrat

August 23 – Bol Choth

August 24 – Kokila Panchami – Bhatru-Bhagini Panchami – Hal Sashti – Lalahi Sashti Vrat – Randhan Chath in Gujarat – Goga Panchami

August 25 – Shitala Satam in Guajrat

August 25 – Mahadeb Tithi in Assam

August 26 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami in South – West And Eastern parts of India

August 27 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami in North India – Dahi Handi – Guga Navami – Nand Mahotsav - Gopalkala

August 29 – Ekadashi Fasting – western parts of India

August 30 – Ekadashi Fasting (Vaishnav for majority of people) – Aghor Dwadashi

August 31 – Shani Pradosh Vrat