August 13: Shravan Sud Punam Raksha Bandhan (Click here to learn more)
Sisters tie an amulet (called
rakhi or raksha) around the wrist of their brothers, and pray
for their protection from surrounding evil.
August 15: Shravan Vad Bij Independence Day
The day on which
India became an independent, democratic nation.
August 22: Shravan Vad Atham Janmashtami (Click here to learn more)
The birthday of Bhagwan Krishna.
August 31: Bhadarvo Sud Bij Sam-Shravani
Sadhus and Samvedi Brahmins
change their janoi (sacred thread) on this day.