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Shravana Purnima 2024: Know the Time, Date, and Significance

By April 24, 2024No Comments
Shravana Purnima 2024_ Know the Time, Date, and Significance

We all are excited to be in the Sawan / Shravana month as this month is considered very auspicious, and it is said that eating vegetarian food and worshipping God bring a lot of blessings and forgives past sins. Let’s learn all about the Shravana Purnima and what the Shravan purnima 2024 date and time is, as well as its significance and the story behind the auspicious day. Let’s continue further to know more about the day. 


Shravana Purnima 2024 Date and Time

Shravan Purnima Date 19th August 2024 (Monday)
Shravan Purnima Tithi Begins 19th August 2024 at 03:05 AM
Shravan Purnima Tithi Ends  19th August 2024 at 11:55 PM

What is Shravana Purnima?

Shravana Purnima is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India. It is also known as Shravani Purnima in Hindu tradition. It is celebrated on the same day as Raksha Bandhan. This purnima is celebrated as Raksha Bandhan, Kajri Punam, Pavitropana, Nariyal Purnima and Avani Avittam. The entire month is dedicated to the devotion of Lord Shiva, and most people prefer to eat vegetarian food during the entire month.

Know the Story and Significance of Shravana Purnima

Let’s understand the story behind the auspicious occasion of Shravana Purnima and its significance. 

1. Story of Shravana Purnima

Once, there was a king, and his name was Tungdhwaj. he went to a forest to hunt animals, but he got tired and sat under a banyan tree. He saw few people worshipping the Lord Satyanarayan. Those people offered him prasad with all the respect but the king declined for the prasad and left the place. 

It was for sure that at that time, neither he was aware of the Satyanarayan story nor was he into worshipping. After declining the prasad, he returned to his rajya, but when he reached there, he saw that another king had attacked his kingdom and had destroyed everything.

When he saw that situation, he was devastated and then remembered that it had happened as he declined the prasad and respect of the people who were worshipping God. He regretted the situation and then immediately went to the same place and asked for the prasad. After having the prasad and asking for forgiveness, he returned to his kingdom. This time, everything was back to normal. The King was very happy!

2. Significance of Shravana Purnima

As we now know the story of the Shravan Purnima, we can understand its importance in our lives.Shravana Purnima significance is well known, and doing Vrat on this day makes Lord Satyanarayan very happy, and he will forgive your past mistakes. Not only this, fasting on this day will bring happiness and peace to your life.

There is another reason that the Shravana Purnima is very important, as the day of Shravana Purnima is considered highly auspicious for removing or lowering the effect of Chandra Dosha. This day also signifies the love between brother and sister, which is the auspicious day of Raksha Bandhan. 

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What are the Rituals and Remedies of Shravana Purnima 2024?

As we learn about its story and the significance of Shravana Purnima, we understand the importance of this day. Let’s continue to learn the rituals we should follow and remedies we can take in difficult situations.

1. Shravana Purnima Rituals/ Pooja Method

  • On Shravana Purnima, wake up early in the morning and take a bath. 
  • Wear clean clothes.
  • It is very auspicious to feed cows after the shower and flour to the ants.
  • You can also make some donations to the needy.
  • Place a Lord Satyanarayan idol or photo in the place of pooja.
  • Sprinkle ganga jal everywhere where the Lord Satyanarayan photo or idol has been placed.
  • It is recommended that he be worshipped with yellow cloth, yellow fruits, and yellow flowers. 
  • Satnarayan Katha is very auspicious to listen to on this day. It is suggested that you listen to the Katha after the offerings are made.
  • After the Katha, prasad will be offered to everyone, whereas Charanamrit and Panjiri are a must.

2. Remedies for Shravana purnima

  • To remove issues in married life, a couple should offer arghya to Lord Moon.
  • Fasting and worshipping Lord Vishu and Goddess Laxmi.
  • Worshipping the Moon is also a ritual that you can follow to remove the Moon defect in the Kundli.
  • Donation or charity work is highly auspicious.

Do’s and Don’t of Shravana Purnima 2024

Let’s understand what we can and shouldn’t do during the Shravana Purnima.

1. Do’s

  • Shravan Purnima Vrat Katha holds a lot of significance, and reading it brings blessings. 
  • Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi are worshipped on this day.
  • As the day is in the month of Sawan, it is very auspicious to perform Rudrabhishek of Lord Shiva on this day. 
  • Feed cows, ants and fishes on this day.

2. Don’t

  • Do not eat non-vegeterian food.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol.
  • Cutting hair and nails.
  • Disrespecting anyone and gambling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Is Shravana Purnima good or bad?

Shravana Purnima is considered very auspicious.

2. What are the rules of Shravana Purnima Vrat?

On Shravana Purnima, wake up early in the morning and take a bath. Wear clean clothes. It is very auspicious to feed cows after the shower and flour to the ants.

3. What are the different occasions that are celebrated on the day of Shravana Purnima?

The Shravana purnima is celebrated as Raksha Bandhan, Kajri Punam, Pavitropana, Nariyal Purnima and Avani Avittam.

4. What food to eat during Shravana Purnima?

Fruit, dry fruits, sabudana, makhana, and milk products are some foods that you can eat during the Shravana Purnima fast.

5. What to do on Shravana Purnima?

Doing Shravana Purnima Vrat or listening to Satyanarayan Katha is considered to be very auspicious.

6. What is the Western month of Shravana Purnima?

The Western month of Shravana Purnima is July – August.

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