The Shrawan Maas ( Month ) is the 5th month in the Hindu Calendar. During this month, the Nakshatra Shravan is the ruling Star on full Moon day and therefore this month has been named as Shravan. As such, this entire month is dedicated to Lord Shiva and worshipping him during this month is said to bring most Auspicious results and blessings of Lord Shiva. Many people observe fast for this entire month and make offerings to Lord Shiva everyday. A large number of people get various Pujas for Lord Shiva performed during this period which gives very auspicious results as per our ancient texts and scripts.
Shravan Month 2020 :
Shravan Month for Northern States of India ( Rajasthan, U.P, M.P, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh & Bihar ) will begin from Monday, 6th of July 2020 and will end on Monday, 3rd of August 2020. Shravan Somvar Vrat will be observed on every Monday i.e. on 6th July, 13th July, 20th July, 27th July and 3rd August.
While for Southern & Western States of India ( Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka & Tamil Nadu ), Shravan maas will begin from Tuesday, 21st of July 2020 and will end on Wednesday, 19th of August 2020. Shravan Somvar Vrat will be observed on every Monday i.e. 27th July, 3rd August, 10th August and 17th August.
This entire period will be very auspicious for Lord Shiva Devotees and almost everyone of them will observe fast either for the entire month or atleast on every Monday which falls during this period.
The other Auspicious Days & Festivals in the Shravan Month 2020 are as follows :
20th of July - Hariyali Amavasya
23rd of July - Hariyali Teej
25th of July - Naag Panchmi
3rd of August - Raksha Bandhan
12th of August - Krishna Janmashtami