Shravan maas is a extremely favourable month full of with many rituls, festivals and also the first month of Chatur Maas – the four holiest months in Hindu Calendar. Shravan is considered the most sanctified month of the year. Shravan Mahina [Month] is the most sacred and fifth month in customary Hindu calendar followed in Gujarat , Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Sawan or Shravan Maas is followed during 27th to July to 24th August in the year 2014.
This is highly auspicious month and hold back Hindus from eating meat products, and intake of Alcohal. This is the month to perform different types of Pujas and Rituals. Especaily Mondays is dedicated to God Shiva and to worship more in more God Shiva.
Shravan Tuesday is worshiped as and for Mangala Gowri Puja.
Nag Panchami 01 August Friday, Narli Purnima, Raksha Bandhan 10 August Sunday, Shri Krishna Jayanti [Gokulasthmi] 17 August, and Dahi Handi 18 August, these are some important and auspicious festivals in Shrawan Maas.
Sankashti Chaturthi the monthly fasting dedicated to Lord Ganesh in Shravan Month is on 13 August, Wednesday – Chandrodaya is at 8:42 PM – Indian Standard Time.
Monday – Shiva Puja
Tuesday – Mangala Gouri Puja
Wednesday – Budha [Planet Mercury] Puja
Thursday – Brihaspati [Planet Jupiter] Puja
Friday – Jara Jivantika Puja
Saturday – Maruti Puja
Sunday – Aditya Puja
Shravan Maas Shukla Paksha and Krishna Paksha
Shravan Maas 2014 Shukla Paksha is
From 27 July 2014, 10 August 2014.
Shravan Maas 2014 Krishna Paksha is from 11 August 2014 to 24 August 2014.
Purnima in Marathi Shravan Maas
Shravan Purnima or Full moon day is on 10 August 2014 Sunday. The Purnima begins at 3.36 AM on August 10 and ends at 11.39 Night on 10 August. Raksha Bandhan and Narial Purnima are observed on 10 August.
Amavasya in Marathi Shravan Maas
Shravan Amavasya or No moon day is on 25 August 2014 Monday. The Amavasya begins at 5.14 pm on Sunday 24 August, and ends at 7.42 PM on August 25 evening. Festival of Bulls [Pola] is celebarated on 25 August Monday. Pithori Amavasya is on 25 August 2014.
Shravan Maas Ekadasi
Putrada Ekadasi – 07 August.
Aja Ekadasi – 21 August.
The dates of important festivals and auspicious days in Marathi Shravan Maas 2014 are:
Madhushrava Tritiya – 30 July
Durva Ganapati Vrat – 31 July
Nag Panchami Festival – 01 August
Sheetala Saptami – 03 August
Varalakshmi Vrat – 08 August
Narali Purnima and Festival of Raksha Bandhan – 10 August
Jara Jivantika Puja – Every Friday
Sri Krishna Jayanti – 17 August
Dahi Handi and Gopalakala – 18 August
It is Clarified that Shrawan month 2014 in traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India is from 13 July to 10 August.