Famous Indian Festivals to Celebrate in The Monsoon Month of August

The Monsoon Month of August is also known as Shravan month, a holy month as per Hindu calendar. August month host some of the major Indian Festivals such as Krishna Janmashtami,Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan. These festivals are celebrated across the country.

Hariyali Teej – 10 August

Teej Festival

The Hariyali Teej puja celebrated in many states of India by women,married and unmarried. Teej festival is a three-day-long festival, dedicated to the Goddess Parvati and one of the major monsoon festival of India.

Nag Panchami – 11 August


The festival of snakes is a Hindu festival celebrated on the holy month of Shraavana and worship the live cobras or nag. Nag Panchami is one of the major festival of tribes and Indian villages.

Independence Day – 15 August


India celebrates 67th Independence Day on 15 August 2013 by unfurled the national flag at the Red Fort of Delhi. A national holiday and fever of patriotism that describe the beauty and dignity of the nation.

Raksha Bandhan – 20 August


Raksha Bandhan is the festival of celebrating love, affection and bonding between brothers and sisters. The bond of love and protection is the major festival of India in the month of August.

Krishna Janmashtami – 28 August

krishna janmashtami

A major Hindu festival to celebrate the birth of the Hindu deity Lord Krishna, celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India in the month of August. The Krishna Janmashtami is one of  most popular Indian Festivals arcoss the globe.

Shravani Mela – Shraavana  Month August

Bol bam - kawariya

Shravani Mela or Bol Bam is major festival of Shraavana month, dedicated to Lord Shiva, especially the Monday. Deoghar in Jharkhand host one of the twelve Shiva Jyothirlingams and one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India.