Shravan Month Calendar Significance of Festival
|Date||Tithi||Name of Festival||Significance of Festival|
|Aug 15 2010||Indian Independence Day||
India became independent Sovereign state from British Rule on Aug 15 1947.
|Aug 24 2010||Shravan Sud Poornima||Raksha-Bandhan||
The festival is marked by tying the Rakhi-holy thread on the wrist of brother. The brother in turn vows to take care of his sister.
|August 30 2010||Shravan Krishna Paksha Pancham||Nag Panchaami||
This festival is celebrated by Hindus on the fifth day of moonlit fortnight of Shravan Month. During this time the snakes invariably come out of their hole that get inundated due to rain. May be therefore they are worshipped. People go to temples, snakes pits and offer milk to the snakes and also worship seeking protection from evil elements.
|August 31, 2010||Shravan Sud Chhath-6||Randhan Chhatha||
Observed on the sixth day of Krishna Paksha. of Shravan Month. This day is meant for preparing food for next day which is celebrated as Shitala Satam.
|Sept 01 2010||Shravan Krishna Paksha Satam-7||Shital Satam||
The Goddess Shitalais presiding over Smallpox. The food cooked on previous day (unheated) is eaten on this day. It is said in Skand Puran that the donkey is the vehicle of Shitala Mata. She holds broom in one hand and Kalash in the other hand. Those who observe this Vrat gets blessings from Shitala Mata. Their children are saved from the fatal disease of Smallpox.
|Sept 02 2010||Shravan Vad Aatham-8||Janmastami- Krishna Birthday||
Krishna Janmastami is observed on eighth day of dark half of the month of Shravan when Rohini Nakshtra is in ascendent. It is joyful celebration of Lord Krishna`s birth. Major celebration of Krishna Janmastami at midnight as Krishna is said to have divine appearance in that hour.Sri Krishna is considered to be one of the most endeared human incarnations of Lord Vishnu.
|Sept 04 2010||Shravan Vad Ekadashi-11||Aja Ekadashi/ Anand Ekadashi||
The significance of this Vrat was explained by Lord Krishna to Yudhistir and is found in Bhram Vaivrat Puran. It was explained by Lord Krishna that whoever observes this Eakadashi Vrat will be free
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