Sravana Month 2016 | Shravana Masam 2016 Dates

Sravana Month 2016 | Shravana Masam 2016 Dates

When is Shravana Masam in 2016?, Sawan Month 2016, Shravana Month 2016, Sravana Maas Dates, Sravana Mahina 2016 Dates, When is Shravana month in 2016?,  Sravana Mahina Dates

Shravana Masam is the fifth month among the Hindu lunar months. This month is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This month is considered auspicious for marriages. Full moon day of this month is known as Sravana Purnima. Upakarma and Hayagreeva Jayanthi are observed on this day.

There are two types of lunar months which are used in India. The one type of lunar month (Amavasyant) ends on new moon day and the other type of lunar month (Purnimant) ends on full moon day. This year, Purnimant Shravana Masam Starts on 20th July 2016 and ends on 19th August 2016, Amavasyant Shravana masam starts on 3rd August 2016 and ends on 2nd September 2016.

The famous varalakshmi vratham is observed during this Shravana month. Shavrana Somawar vrat and Mangala Gauri vrat are also observed during this month. hariyali teej, Naga panchami, Putrada Ekadashi, Raksha Bandan, Kajari teej and Srikrishna Janmashtami are the major festivals during this month.

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