August Celebrates From Rakshabandhan To Janmashtami, The Month Of Beginning Of Fasts and Festivals

List of festivals in the month of August. 

The month of August, the 8th month of the English calendar, has started yesterday. The month continues with the occasion of Sawan, the worship of Lord Shiva continues for a month. The holy Kavand Yatra is organized in the month of Sawan. But due to the Covid pandemic across the states have canceled the yatra and have increased restrictions.  The entire month of Sawan is considered to be the best for the worship of Lord Shiva. This is the reason why Shiva devotees wait for this month throughout the year.  

 In the month of August, fasts, and festivals like Shravan Putrada Ekadashi, Hariyali Amavasya, Hariyali Teej, Sawan Shivaratri, Sawan Pradosh Vrat, Nag Panchami, Shravan Purnima, Raksha Bandhan, Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Muharram are about to come. 

List of fasts and festivals of August 2021

02 August: Monday: Sawan Somvar Vrat


03 August: Day: Tuesday: Mangala Gauri Vrat

04 August: Day: Wednesday: Kamika Ekadashi

05 August: Day: Thursday: Pradosh Vrat

06 August: Day: Friday: Monthly Shivratri

07 August: Day: Saturday: Death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, Shravan Amavasya or Hariyali Amavasya

09 August: Day: Monday: Sawan Somvar Vrat

August 10: Day: Tuesday: Mangala Gauri Vrat

August 11: Day: Wednesday: Hariyali Teej

August 12: Day: Thursday: Vinayaka Chaturthi

August 13: Day: Friday: Nag Panchami, Kalki Jayanti

15 August: Day: Sunday: Tulsidas Jayanti

August 16: Day: Monday: Parsi New Year, Sawan Somwar Vrat

August 17: Day Tuesday: Mangala Gauri Vrat

August 18: Day: Wednesday: Shravan Putrada Ekadashi

19 August: Day: Thursday: Muharram

August 20: Day: Friday: Shukra Pradosh Vrat, Varalakshmi Vrat

August 21: Day: Saturday: Onam

August 22: Day: Sunday: Raksha Bandhan, Shravan Purnima, Gayatri Jayanti

23 August: Day: Monday: Bhadrapada month begins

August 25: Day: Wednesday: Sankashti Chaturthi, Kajari Teej

August 30: Day: Monday: Janmashtami


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