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Shravan: Holy month of festivals, fasting and feasting

By Chennabasaveshwar
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Shravan is the fifth month in the Hindu calendar. There are a number of festivals celebrated across India in the month of Shravan, which culminates with Raksha Bandhan. The Shravan month is synonymous with auspicious festivals and events.

Devotees of Lord Shiva pray for a better world and appease him during this time, especially on Mondays.

Shravani Upakarma

Shravani Upakarma

Maharashtrian brahmins perform rituals during a religious programme to celebrate 'Shravani Upakarma' in Bhopal on Friday. PTI Photo

Kopineswar Temple

Kopineswar Temple

Devotees offer prayers to Lord Shiva at Kopineswar Temple during Shravan month in Thane, Mumbai on Monday. PTI Photo

Holy dip in the river Ganga

Holy dip in the river Ganga

Devotees takes holy dip in the river Ganga during high tide in Kolkata on Monday before start of their journey to Tarakeswar Temple to offer puja to Lord Shiva on the occassion of holy month of 'Shravan'. PTI Photo

Somnath Temple

Somnath Temple

Devotees carry "Palkhi" of Lord Somnath on first Monday of Shravan at Somnath Temple in Somnath on Monday. PTI Photo

Nageshwarnath Temple

Devotees throng Nageshwarnath Temple to offer holy water to the Shiva lingam on Monday in Ayodhya.

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