This August is the nectar month of freedom
For the readers of Naya India, Ashok “Pravriddha”, who has written extensively on religion and festivals, has given date wise details of August 2022 of the Hindu calendar.
August 1 – Shravan Shukla Chaturthi- Shravan Monday fast, Vainayaki Ganesh Chaturthi.
August 2 – Shravan Shukla Panchami – Mangala Gauri fast, Nagpanchami, Gudiya festival.
August 3 – Shravan Shukla Shashthi – Kalki Jayanti.
August 4 – Shravan Shukla Saptami- Sant Tulsidas Jayanti.
August 6 – Shravan Shukla Navami – Nakula Navami.
August 7 – Shravan Shukla Dashami – Friendship Day.
8th August – Shravan Shukla Ekadashi – Shravan Somwari fast, Putrada Ekadashi.
August 9 – Shravan Shukla Dwadashi – Mangala Gauri fast, Bhaum Pradosh fast, Muharram.
August 11 – Shravan Shukla Chaturdashi and Purnima – Full moon of fasting, Rakshabandhan, Rakhi, Hayagriva Jayanti, undertaking of Yajurvedis. (The festival of Raksha Bandhan is accordingly on the full moon of the month of Shravan on 11th August 2022. The full moon date will start on 11th August 2022 at 10:38 am and will end on 12th August 2022 at 07:05 am. Auspicious time for tying Rakhi. On August 11, it will be from 09:28 in the morning to 09:14 in the night.)
August 12 – Shravan Purnima and Bhadrapada Krishna Pratham – Full moon of bath donation.
August 14 – Bhadrapada Krishna Tritiya – Kajari Tritiya.
August 15- Bhadrapada Krishna Chaturthi – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat, Bahula Chauth, Heeramba Chaturthi, Indian Independence Day. Amrit Divas to mark 75 years of India’s independence.
August 17- Bhadrapada Krishna Shashti – Balram Jayanti, Halashthi, Lalhi Chhath, Manasa Puja ends (Bengal).
August 19 – Bhadrapada Krishna Ashtami -Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Gokulashtami.
August 20 – Bhadrapada Krishna Navami – Rohini Vrat, Nandotsav, Goganavami.
August 23 – Bhadrapada Krishna Ekadashi – Jaya Ekadashi fasting.
August 24 – Bhadrapada Krishna Dwadashi – Pradosh fast.
August 25 – Bhadrapada Krishna Trayodashi – Month Shivaratri, Aghor Chaturdashi.
August 26 – Bhadrapada Krishna Chaturdashi – Amavasya of Shradh.
August 27- Bhadrapada Amavasya – Bath – Amavasya of charity, Kushotpatini Amavasya.
August 28 – Bhadrapada Shukla Pratham – Rudvrata, moon sighting.
August 30 – Bhadrapada Shukla Tritiya – Hartalika Teej, Gauri Teej.
August 31- Bhadrapada Shukla Chaturthi-Vainaiki Ganesh, Ganeshotsav begins in Maharashtra.