Shravan 2013 - Sawan 2013 - Month of Savan 2013 - Shravan 2013
Shravan Month : The Ecstatic Month of Sawan
Shravan month in 2013 is going to commence on 23rd of July and will last till 21st of August. Month of Shravan is the most auspicious month of the year and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In 2013 too, Shravan Maas is going to bring many opportunities to enchant the Almighty and fetch blessings. Also known as Sawan month, it is one of the twelve Hindu months that are mentioned in Hindu calendar.
Shravan is the fifth month from traditional Hindu calendar, especially the one followed in North India. This month begins in late July and ends in the third week of August. Shravan month is also known as Avni in Tamil. With the beginning of the Shravan month, Sun enters in Leo. The Hindu calendar of North India calculates its month from the day falling immediately after Purnima (full Moon night). As per Hindu calendar, 2013 is Saka 2070 year. Let�s now concentrate more on Shravan month.
Sawan Somvar in 2013
Mondays (Somvar in Hindi) of the month Sawan are dedicated for the worship of Lord Shiva. People visit Shiva temples on these days. Mondays of Shravan month are mentioned below:
Sawan Somvar Day I � 29 July 2013
Sawan Somvar Day II � 5 August 2013
Sawan Somvar Day III � 12 August 2013
Sawan Somvar Day IV � 19 August 2013
After covering Mondays of Sawan, let�s move on to Tuesdays. All Tuesdays of Shravan month are dedicated to Goddess Gauri. People observe Mangala Gauri Vrat or Puja on these days. Now, let�s move on to other special days and festivals falling under this month.
Sankashthi Ganesh Chaturthi or Chaturthi Vrat in the month of Shravan is going to be observed on 25 July 2013. Moon rise as per North India is going to be happen at 9:09pm.
Sawan 2013: Krishna Paksha � Shukla Paksha
Krishna Paksha, the dark half of the month is from 23 July 2013 to 6 August 2013.
Shukla Paksha, the bright half of the month is from 7 August 2013 to 21 August 2013.
Ekadasi Vrat in 2013 Shravan Month
As per North India, dates of Ekadashi Vrat in the month of Sawan in 2013 are as follows:
2 August 2013 � Kamika Ekadashi
17 August 2013 � Pavitra Ekadashi
Pradosh Vrat in Shravan Month 2013
4 August 2013 � Som Pradosh
18 August 2013 � Som Pradosh
Shravan Amawasya 2013
Date of Amawasya in 2013 is 6 August. It is going to begin at 1:32am on 6 August 2013 and ending at 3:20am on 7 August 2013.
Shravan Purnima 2013
Date of Purnima in the month of Shravan is 21 August 2013. Therefore, devotees can observe fast on 20 August 2013. Purnima will begin at 10:21am on 20 August and is ending at 7:14am on 21 August 2013.
Auspicious Days & Festivals in Shravan Maas 2013
6 August 2013 - Hariyali Amavasya
9 August 2013 - Hariyali Teej
11 August 2013 - Kalki Jayanti
11 August 2013 - Nag Panchami
13 August 2013 - Tulsidas Jayanti
20 August 2013 - Raksha Bandhan
Note: All the above dates are mentioned according to the calendar followed in North India. In North India, the Shravan month will begin from 7 August 2013 and end on 5 September 2013.
Month of Sawan or Shravan holds special significance. In this month, the powers of Almighty fall on Earth and people can utilize the best of this time to realize their wishes and fetch blessings of Almighty. Apart from this, Sawan is the favorite month of almost all Indians. As in this time, rainy season begins. Newly married women visit their parent�s place. Basically, a woman after getting married, celebrates her first Sawan month at her parents� house only. Not only this, children and women hang swings on trees to enjoy the auspicious month. It is not practically possible to celebrate such festivals in metro cities, but in villages and small towns people put their best efforts to celebrate it.
Bollywood has made a lot of movies in which Sawan month has been depicted. The word Sawan is itself quite ecstatic. Those who know its glory get filled with the feeling of joy just after hearing its name. With this brief article on Shravan Mahina 2013, we hope you will cherish the most of it and receive immense blessings of Almighty!