August 2022 Festival List: Check complete list of all the festivals, vrat and tyohar

August 2022 Festival List: Check complete list of all the festivals, vrat and tyohar

The traditional Hindu Calendar has a lot of festivals in the month of Shravan and Bhadrapad which fall in the month of August this year. So many of the Hindu festivals according to the Hindu calendar will be falling in August 2022. August is full of auspicious dates and festivals. Several regional and national India festivals like Naga Panchami, Raksha Bandhan, Krishna Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated in August.

Naga Panchami – 2nd August 2022(Tuesday)

Naga Panchami is a festival where devotees worship snakes, offer milk to them and seek their blessings. This day falls on the fifth day of Shravan , Shukla Paksh. This year Nag Panchami will be celebrated on 2nd August.

Tulsidas Jayanti – 4th August 2022(Thursday)

The birth anniversary of Tulsidas is celebrated on the 7th day of Shravan, Shukla Paksh. Tulsidas was one of the greatest devotees of Shri Ram. He is known and worshipped for composing hymns like Ramcharitmanas and Hanuman Chalisa. Tulsidas Jayanti will be observed on 4th August.

Shravan Putrada Ekadashi – 8th August(Monday)

Ekadashi is celebrated by devotees of Shri Vishnu. On this day the devotees keep a day long fast to seek the blessings of Shri Vishnu. Shravan Putrada Ekadashi falls on August 8th this year.

Pradosh Vrat

On the thirteenth day of the lunar fortnight. The Pradosh Vrat is kept by the devotees of Lord Shiva. This month the Pradosh Vrat will be observed on August 9 and August 24.

Shravan Purnima, Raksha Bandhan, Avani Avittam and Gayatri Jayanti – 11th August(Thursday)

Many festivals on the 11th of August this year. The full moon day in the month of Shravan is very important because of so many festivals falling on that day. Shravan Purnima, Raksha Bandhan, Avani Avittam, Sanskrit Diwas and Gayatri Jayanti are held on the same day.

Varalakshmi Vratham – 12th August 2022(Friday)

Varalakshmi Vratham is celebrated by women. On this day devotees pray for the well being of their family by taking a fast. This festival will be observed on 12th August this year.

Kajari Teej – 14th August 2022(Sunday)

On this day married women and unmarried girls observe a fast for their husbands or future partners and wish for their well being. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped on this day. Kajari Teej will take place on August 14th this year.

Herambha Sankashti Chaturthi – 15th August 2022(Monday)

On Herambha Sankashti Chaturthi people worship Lord Ganesha and seek his blessings. The word Sankashti means deliverance. Here, it refers to liberation from troubles and grief. The Sankashti Chaturthi falls in the month of Bhadrapada, Krishna Paksha, as per the Purnimant calendar and will be celebrated on 15th August this year.

Krishna Janmashtami – 18th & 19th August 2022

According to Hindu mythology Lord Krishna was born on Ashtami Tithi in the month of Bhadrapada, Krishna Paksha when Rohini Nakshatra prevailed. This year Krishna Janmashtami and Dahi Handi will fall on August 18 and August 19.

Aja Ekadashi – 23rd August 2022(Monday)

As per the Purnimant Calendar, the Ekadashi of Bhadrapada, Krishnapaksha is called as the Aja Ekadashi. On this day people observe day long fasts, perform pooja, sing kirtan and hymns in praise of Lord Vishnu. This year Aja Ekadashi is on 23rd August.

Hartalika Teej and Gowri Habba – 30th August 2022(Tuesday)

On this day just like Teej women observe a day long fast and pray for their husband’s long and healthy life. This year, Hartalika Teej will be celebrated on August 30.

Ganesh or Vinayaka Chaturthi – 31st August 2022(Wednesday)

This festival is celebrated for 10 days in Maharashtra , Telangana and Andhra Pradesh and ends with the Visarjan of the deity on Ananta Chaturdashi. This day falls on the Chaturthi Tithi of Bhadrapada Shukla Paksha and in August it will be held on the 31st.

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