July, the seventh month of the English calendar, is just a few days away. For the Hindu community, the month is important as the world-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra falls during this month. After Chaturmas, which falls in July, all Manglik work will be prohibited for the next four months.
Apart from these, fasts and festivals like Devshayani Ekadashi, Pradosh Vrat, Guru Purnima, Vyas Jayanti, Karka Sankranti, Sawan Somwar Vrat, Mangala Gauri Vrat, Hariyali Teej are about to come.
July 2022 Vrat and Festivals
July 01, Friday: Jagannath Rath Yatra
July 02, Sunday: Vinayaka Chaturthi Vrat
July 05, Tuesday: Skanda Shashthi Vrat
July 07, Thursday: Shri Durgashtami Vrat
July 10, Sunday: Devshayani Ekadashi, Beginning of Chaturmas
July 11, Monday: Som Pradosh Vrat, Jaya Parvati Vrat
July 13, Wednesday: Guru Purnima, Ashadha Purnima, Vyas Jayanti
July 14, Thursday: Sawan month begins, Krishna paksha of Shravan month begins
July 16, Saturday: Gajanan Sankashti Chaturthi, Karka Sankranti
July 18, Monday: First Sawan Somvar Vrat
July 19, Tuesday, First Mangala Gauri Vrat
July 24, Sunday: Kamika Ekadashi
July 25, Monday: Som Pradosh Vrat, Second Sawan Somvar Vrat
July 26, Tuesday: Monthly Shivratri, Second Mangala Gauri Vrat
July 28, Thursday: Shravan Amavasya, Amavasya of bath donation
July 29, Friday: Shukla Paksha begins the month of Shravan
July 31, Sunday: Hariyali Teej
Somwar Vrat and Mangala Gauri Vrat of Sawan month are considered of utmost importance. It is believed that the ones who observe Sawan Somvar fast, their wishes all fulfilled by Lord Shiva.
Mangala Gauri Vrat is a fast that provides eternal happiness and good fortune. Goddess Parvati is worshipped methodically on this day. In July, Hariyali Teej fasts are also observed.