Sravana Vratham is an auspicious fasting observed by Vaishnava devotees. This fasting or vrat is observed every month on the day of ‘Sravana Nakshatram’. It is believed that performing pujas for Lord Vishnu on the day of Sravana Vratham is fruitful.

Next Sravana Vratham Date in 2022 : May 21 Saturday

Sravana Nakshathra Timing : May 21, 1:18 am - May 21, 11:46 pm

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Rituals during Sravana Vrat

The fasting on Sravana Vrat is similar to Ekadashi fast. Staunch devotees keep a fast for 24 hours starting from the sunrise of the Sravana Vratham day till the dawn of the following day.

But older people and those suffering from any medical condition should not keep this kind of strict fast. Such people observe partial fasting and are allowed to eat fruits and ‘phalahaar food’

Consuming non-vegetarian food and alcohol is strictly prohibited for those who do not plan to take the Vrat.

The observer of Sravana Vratham should break his/her fast by offering ‘naivedyam’ to the lord on the following morning. Those who keep strict fast must take only liquid diet on the following day.

On the day of Sravana Vratham one must also observe silence for few hours. It is a form of meditation which unites the individual with the Supreme Power.

It is auspicious to recite ‘Pancha Sooktham’ or ‘Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam’ on the day of Sravana Vratham. Lighting a ‘deepam’ on the day of Sravana Vratham in Lord Venkateshwara or Lord Narayana temples is highly meritorious.

Important Timings On Sravana Vratham

SunriseMay 21, 2022 5:47 AM
SunsetMay 21, 2022 6:59 PM
Sravana Nakshathram BeginsMay 21, 2022 1:18 AM
Sravana Nakshathram EndsMay 21, 2022 11:46 PM
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Significance of Sravana Vrat

The observance of Sravana Vratham is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is also one of the most popular fasting observed by the Hindus. The greatness of Sravana Vratham is mentioned in most of the Hindu religious books or puranas.

According to the legends, Sravana Nakshatra is known to be the ‘Nakshatra of Lord Venkateswara’. This day is therefore considered very auspicious in Tirumala, Tirupati. On this day the ‘deepam’ ceremony in the ‘Oppilliappan Temple’ is very renowned. Special pujas and abhishekam is held during Sravana Vratham in Lord Vishnu temples all across India, especially in the southern regions.

Why is the Sravana Vrat important ?

In Hinduism, Sravana Masa is considered to be the best time to worship Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. It is beleived that pujas and other rituals performed during this month are highly rewarding.

The month of Sravana is the 5th month in the traditional Hindu calendar and is considered to be as holiest as the ‘Karthika’ month. It also marks the start of the propitious ‘Chaturmaas’ period.

One who observed the Sravana Vratham in a ritualistic manner will be bestowed with happiness and prosperity. They will ultimately seek ‘moksha’ and find place in ‘Vaikuntha’, the heavenly abode of Lord Vishnu.

All Sravana Vratham dates in 2022 and Sravana Nakshathram Ends

January 5th
Wednesday
Sunrise : Jan 05, 7:13 AM
Sunset : Jan 05, 5:50 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Jan 04, 10:57 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Jan 05, 8:46 AM
February 1st
Tuesday
Sunrise : Feb 01, 7:10 AM
Sunset : Feb 01, 6:09 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Jan 31, 9:57 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Feb 01, 7:44 PM
February 28th
Monday
Sunrise : Feb 28, 6:53 AM
Sunset : Feb 28, 6:25 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Feb 28, 7:02 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Mar 01, 5:19 AM
March 28th
Monday
Sunrise : Mar 28, 6:27 AM
Sunset : Mar 28, 6:36 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Mar 27, 1:32 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Mar 28, 12:24 PM
April 24th
Sunday
Sunrise : Apr 24, 6:02 AM
Sunset : Apr 24, 6:47 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Apr 23, 6:54 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Apr 24, 5:52 PM
May 21st
Saturday
Sunrise : May 21, 5:47 AM
Sunset : May 21, 6:59 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : May 21, 1:18 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : May 21, 11:46 PM
June 18th
Saturday
Sunrise : Jun 18, 5:45 AM
Sunset : Jun 18, 7:10 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Jun 17, 9:56 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Jun 18, 7:39 AM
July 15th
Friday
Sunrise : Jul 15, 5:54 AM
Sunset : Jul 15, 7:11 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Jul 14, 8:18 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Jul 15, 5:31 PM
August 11th
Thursday
Sunrise : Aug 11, 6:05 AM
Sunset : Aug 11, 6:58 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Aug 11, 6:53 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Aug 12, 4:07 AM
September 8th
Thursday
Sunrise : Sep 08, 6:15 AM
Sunset : Sep 08, 6:34 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Sep 07, 4:00 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Sep 08, 1:46 PM
October 5th
Wednesday
Sunrise : Oct 05, 6:23 AM
Sunset : Oct 05, 6:07 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Oct 04, 10:51 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Oct 05, 9:15 PM
November 1st
Tuesday
Sunrise : Nov 01, 6:36 AM
Sunset : Nov 01, 5:44 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Nov 01, 4:15 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Nov 02, 2:53 AM
November 29th
Tuesday
Sunrise : Nov 29, 6:54 AM
Sunset : Nov 29, 5:36 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Nov 28, 10:29 AM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Nov 29, 8:38 AM
December 26th
Monday
Sunrise : Dec 26, 7:10 AM
Sunset : Dec 26, 5:44 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Begins : Dec 25, 7:21 PM
Sravana Nakshathram Ends : Dec 26, 4:41 PM

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