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Tithis

JanmÍshtami (BhÍgavata) (Doing japa, meditation in the night, keeping vigil holds special importance on this day. To know its glory, read page 13), Eighth lunar day falling on Wednesday. (From sunrise to 11.17 am)


Budhwari Ashtami

JanmÍshtami (SmÍrta)


Kajari Teej


RakshÍ Bandhan. The protective amulet worn on this day destroys all diseases and the effects of evil-doings. Wearing it once a year gives year-long protection. – Bhavishya Purana.

Shravana Purnima, Rakhi, Gayatri Jayanti


Shravana Purnima

Varalakshmi Vrat


PutradÍ EkÍdashi. (The person who observes this Vrata gets his wish fulfilled.)


Seventh lunar day falling on Sunday (from 9.33 am to 27th July, sunrise) 


(from 9.33 am to 27th July, sunrise)

Nag Panchami