Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Hindu Festivals and Fasts in August (August Maheene ke Vrat aur Tyohaar)

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August 1, 2012 – Purnima Vrat
August 2 – Raksha Bandhan
August 2 – Purnima – Full moon day

August 2 – Rig Upkarma
August 2 – Avani Avittam
August 2 – Nariyal Purnima
August 3 – Krishna Paksha of Nija Bhadrapad Month begins in North India calendars
August 4 – Ashunya Shayan Vrat
August 5 – Kajari Teej Vrat
August 6 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in Maharashtra and Gujarat
August 6 – Mangala Gouri Puja in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
August 5 – Sankashti Ganesh Chaturthi Vrat
August 8 – Hal Sashti – Baldev Sashti
August 9 – Janmashtami in western and southern parts of India (not in Kerala and Tamil Nadu)
August 9 – Janeshwar Maharaj Jayanti
August 10 – Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanti) in North India.
August 10 – Dahi Handi and Gopalkala in Maharashtra
August 11 – Goga Navami
August 13 – Ekadasi Fasting – Aja Ekadasi
August 13 – Shravan Somvar Vrat in Maharashtra and Gujarat
August 14 – Mangala Gouri Puja in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
August 15 – Pradosh Vrat
August 17 – Amavasya – No moon day
August 17 – Chingam Month begins in Kerala
August 17 – Avani Month begins in Tamil Nadu
August 18 – Adhik Bhadrapad Month begins in North India, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
August 18 – Bhadrapad Month begins in Bengali Calendars.
August 21 – Vinayaka Chaturthi in Kerala and Tamil Nadu
August 23 – Muruga Sashti Fasting
August 27 – Ekadasi Vrat
August 29 – Pradosh Vrat
August 29 – Thiruonam in Kerala
August 31 – Purnima – Full moon day 



      
Gaurav Malhotra

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Gaurav Malhotra is a B Tech in Computer Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT, Kurukshetra) and a passionate follower of Astrology. He has widely traveled across the world and helped people with his skills. You can contact him on his email jyotishremedy@gmail.com. You can also read more about him on his page.

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