Shravan Month Most Festivals Celebrated Across India

Raksha Bandhan 2017

There are a number of festivals celebrated across India in the month of Shravan, which culminates with Raksha Bandhan. Here’s your guide to the when and why. The Hindu month of Shravan begins on July 10, and is celebrated across the country with puja and offerings made in the name of Lord Shiva – the god of destruction. Believers observe fast on every Monday during this month and decorate Shiva temples with flowers. According to Hindu mythology, when the gods and demons were churning the ocean (samudra manthan), poison came Read More …