Shravan Mahina is the tenth month in a traditional Gujarati Calendar. Shravan Mahina 2010 in Gujarati Calendar begins on August 10 and ends on September 8. Sawan Month is a highly auspicious month and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Numerous Vrats are observed in Shravan Maas. Some of the important auspicious days and festivals include Raksha Bandhan and Sri Krishna Jayanti.
It is highly auspicious to perform Shiva puja on Shravan Mondays. Some people observe Jara Jivantika Puja on Fridays. Brihaspati Puja is held on Thursday and Budh Puja is held on Wednesday in Sawan Month.
Shrawan Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) is from August 10 to August 24.
Shrawan Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) is from August 25 to September 9.
It must be noted that Sawan month in 2010 in the traditional calendar followed in North India is from July 27 to August 24.
The Shravan month in calendars followed in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is similar to the Gujarati Calendar.