August 2021 – Important Dates and Timings

“August is like the Sunday of Summer”

August is like the sun rays in the winter era. The last month of full summer, the month full of beautiful occasions to make all good and beautiful memories. The month of August is named after the first emperor and founder of the Roman Empire, Augustus Caesar.

Augustus Caesar was adopted by his maternal grand-uncle Gaius Julius. This 8th month of calendar also means profoundly honored, befitting a Lord. August symbolizes the energy of completion, loose ends tied, the past healing, and the brighter future.

The birth flower of the month of August is Gladiolus Poppy which means strength of character images.

TELUGU TITHIS AND NAKSHATRA

SUNDAY

Date Nakshatra Tithi
01-August-2021 Bharani

Krithika

K Ashtami

K Navami

08-August-2021 Pushya

Ashlesha

K Amavasya

S Padyami

15-August-2021 Vishaka

Anuradha

S Sapthami

S Ashtami

22-August-2021 Dhaninshta

Shatabhisha

S Pournami

S Padyami

29-August-2021 Krithika

Krithika

K Sapthami

K Ashtami

Monday

Date Nakshatra Tithi
02-August-2021 Krithika

Rohini

K Navami

K Dasami

09-August-2021 Ashlesha

Magha

S Padyami

S Vidiya

16-August-2021 Anuradha

Jyeshta

S Ashtami

S Dasami

23-August-2021 Shatabhisha

Purva Bhadrapada

K Padyami

K Vidiya

30-August-2021 Krithika

Rohini

K Ashtami

K Navami

Tuesday

Date Nakshatra Tithi
03-August-2021 Rohini

Mrigashirsha

K Dasami

K Ekadsi

10-August-2021 Magha

Purva Phalguni

S Vidiya

S Thadiya

17-August-2021 Jyeshta

Moola

S Dasami

S Ekadasi

24-August-2021 Purva Bhadrapada

Uttara Bhadrapada

K Vidiya

K Thadiya

31-August-2021 Rohini

Mrigashirsha

K Navami

K Dasami

Wednesday

Date Nakshatra Tithi
04-August-2021 Mrigashirsha

Ardra

K Ekadasi

K Dwadasi

11-August-2021 Purva Phalguni

Uttara Phalguni

S Thadiya

S Chavithi

18-August-2021 Moola

Purva Ashadha

S Ekadasi

S Dwadasi

25-August-2021 Uttara Bhadrapada

Revati

K Thadiya

K Chavithi

Thursday

Date Nakshatra Tithi
05-August-2021 Ardra

Ardra

K Dwadasi

K Thrayodasi

12-August-2021 Uttara Phalguni

Hasta

S Chavithi

S Panchami

19-August-2021 Purva Ashadha

Uttara Ashadha

S Dwadasi

S Thrayodasi

26-August-2021 Revati

Ashwini

K Chavithi

K Panchami

Friday

Date Nakshatra Tithi
06-August-2021 Ardra

Punarvasu

K Thrayodasi

K Chathurdasi

13-August-2021 Hasta

Chitra

S Panchami

S Shashti

20-August-2021 Uttara Ashadha

Shravana

S Thrayodasi

S Chathurdasi

27-August-2021 Ashwini

Bharani

K Panchami

K Shashti

Saturday

Date Nakshatra Tithi
07-August-2021 Punarvasu

Pushya

K Chathurdasi

K Amavasya

14-August-2021 Chitra

Vishaka

S Shashti

S Sapthami

21-August-2021 Shravana

Dhanishta

S Chathurdasi

S Pournami

28-August-2021 Bharani

Krithika

K Shashti

K Sapthami

TELUGU FESTIVALS IN AUGUST 2021

The following table will lead you towards the information regarding all the important days, festivals, Government holidays, vratams, and many other things that will fall in August 2021 according to the Telugu calendar-:

 

DATE/DAY FESTIVAL/IMPORTANT DAYS
01-August-2021 (Sunday) Friendship Day and Bonalu
02-August-2021 (Monday) Bonalu
03-August-2021 (Tuesday) Aslesha Karte
04-August-2021 (Wednesday) Kamika Ekadashi
05-August-2021 (Thursday) Pradosha Vratam
06-August-2021 (Friday) Hiroshima Day, Masa Shivratri
08-August-2021 (Sunday) Amavasya, Bonalu
09-August-2021 (Monday) Somvara Vrutam, Ashadha Gupta Navratri, Chandrodayam
10-August-2021 (Tuesday) Islamic New year
12-August-2021 (Thursday) Chaturthi Vrutham
13-August-2021 (Friday) Skanda Shashti, Kalki Jayanti, Garuda Panchami, Nag Panchami

 

DATE/DAY FESTIVALS/IMPORTANT DAYS
15-August-2021 Independence Day
16-August-2021 Durga Ashtami Vrat, Parsi New Year’s Day
17-August-2021 Simha Samkramanam Makha Karte, Trimula Shivratri Pavitrotsavam
18-August-2021 9th Moharram, Sravana Putrada Ekadashi
19-August-2021 World Photography Day, Muharram
20-August-2021 Pradosha Vratam, Varalakshmi Vratam, Trimula Shivratri Pavitrotsavam Samapti
21-August-2021 Onam
22-August-2021 Jandhyala Purnima, Sravana Purnima, Hayagriva Jayanti, Sri Satyanarayan Pooja, Pournima Vratam, Pournami, Rakhi Purnima, Shravana Purnima
25-August-2021 Sankashtahara Chaturdhi
27-August-2021 Raksha Panchami
28-August-2021 Balarama Jayantu
30-August-2021 Pubba Karte
31-August-2021 Krishna Janmashtami

ABOUT THE FESTIVALS TAKING PLACE IN AUGUST 2021

Bonalu:- Bonalu is one of the biggest festivals in Telangana. It is celebrated in Hyderabad and Secunderabad which are known as twin cities. It is also celebrated in the other parts of Telangana. The festival is dedicated to the Goddess Mahakali to thank her for her blessings.

Bonalu means food and thus the festival witness the preparation of food in pots and then the food is offered to Goddess Mahakali. It is also known as Ashadha Jatara. The festival will fall on July 11, Sunday; July 18, Sunday; July 25, Sunday; August 01, Sunday; August 08, Sunday.

Kamika Ekadashi:- It is one of the significant Ekadashi Vrats. It falls during the Chturmas, which is the auspicious period that is dedicated to the worshiping of Lord Krishna. It is believed that this auspicious Ekadashi makes the people attain Moksha by forgiving all his sins.

It is celebrated with great enthusiasm among Hindus. Anyone who performs this Vrata will be benefitted from great values and achieve something great in life.

Sunrise Timing: August 04,2021-6:02AM

Sunset Timing: August 04,2021-7:03 PM Ekadashi Tithi Beginning-Aug3-1:00PM

Ekadashi Tithi Ends-August,04- 3:17PM

Pradosh Vrata:- This Hindu Vrata is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It comes twice every month in Hindu Calendar. Pradosha means “belonging or relating to the evening” Or “first part of the night” and as the meaning suggests this Vrata is observed during evening twilight, i.e. Sandhyakaal. This Vrata will end your sins and bestow you with all the good fortune and bountiful blessings.

Sunrise Timing:August,05-6:03AM

Sunset Timing:August,05-7:02PM

Pradosha Puja Time- 7:02PM-9:14PM

Sunrise Timing:August,20-6:08AM

Sunset Timing:August,20-6:51PM

Pradosha Puja Time:6:51PM-9:07PM

Masa Shivaratri:- This Vrata is dedicated to supreme Lord Shiva. It is a very auspicious and powerful Vrata. The Vrata holders get control over there I’ll emotions like jealousy, anger, and covetousness by meditating about Lord Shiva. The one who keeps the Vrata with dedication and discipline is set free from all his sins and is set from the repeated cycle of birth and death.

Shivaratri Puja Time: August, 12:10AM-12:55AM

Ashadha Gupt Navratri:- Ashadha Gupt Navratri is an auspicious festival that is celebrated for 9 days and it is dedicated to worship the 9 different avatars of Goddess Durga. It is one of the most important festivals of Hindus which is celebrated with immense joy and devotion.

Fasting is also done these 9 days and the offering of prasad and bhog is made to Goddess Durga. Ashadha gupt Navratri is also known as Shakumbhari Navratri or Gayatri Navratri. This festival bestows a person with knowledge, wealth, and success with the blessings of Goddess Durga.

Krishna Janmashtami:- Janmashtami, one of the most important and celebrated festivals of Hindus. Janmashtami is witnessing the birth of Lord Krishna which is the symbol of the victory of good over evil. Devotees keep fast on this day, pray to Lord Krishna, celebrate their birthday at midnight, and offer Makhan and various other delicious food as a bhog to Lord Krishna.

Houses and temples are decorated beautifully and the festival is celebrated enthusiastically. In many parts of the country, this day witness the Dahi handi as well.

Sunrise timing: August,30-6:12 AM

Sunset timing: August,30-6:42 PM

Balarama Jayanti:- In many parts of the country this day is celebrated as on this day the elder brother of Lord Krishna, Balaram was born. Houses are decorated beautifully and so are the temples. People worship both Lord Krishna and Balaram. People also give baths to their idol with Panchamrita. Devotees do fasting till noon. People sing & dance and celebrate this festival with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Balaram Jayanti is also known as Hal Shashti or Lalahi Chhath.

Amavasya:- The day and night of Amavasya are of great importance in Indian culture especially among Hindus. The term Amavasya refers to “festival of new moon” Or “Day of the new moon”. Diwali also falls on the day of Amavasya. Just like Diwali, there are many different festivals and vrats which are associated with Amavasya. It is believed that Amavasya is an auspicious day to offer Shradh to ancestors

Chandrodayam:- This day is observed just after Amavasya in the honor of Lord Moon. It is believed that seeing the moon just after the Amavasya is very auspicious. It holds special significance in the Hindu Culture. On this day the devotees also pray to Lord Moon and offer their prayers in order to seek Lord Moon’s blessings for good fortune and success.

ENDNOTE

Enjoy your last month of the full summer season and celebrate all the festivities with great zeal and enthusiasm.

 

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