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“Celebrate July 2024: Key Festivals and Traditions You Can’t Afford to Miss

Festival@2xMasik Vrat Tyohar July 2024: The seventh month of the year 2024, July, is starting. The month of July is very special in terms of Hindu festivals. Puri’s famous Jagannath Rath Yatra takes place in July. Apart from this, from this month, Shri Hari Vishnu will go into Yog Nidra for 4 months. This is called Devshayani Ekadashi, Chaturmas will start from this day. Then the month of Shravan will start from the next day of Ashadha Purnima. The fasts of Monday of the month of Sawan are considered the best to get the blessings of Lord Shiva. Apart from this, Ashadha Navratri, Pradosh Vrat, Sawan Shivratri etc. will also be celebrated.  

Lord Shiva will control the universe 

During Chaturmas, when Lord Vishnu rests in Patala Lok, Lord Shiva controls the universe. Also, the month of Sawan is the best to worship Mahadev. Kanwar Yatra takes place in this month. Fasts are observed on Sawan Mondays, Rudrabhishek is performed. By doing this, desired results are achieved. 

Complete list of fasts and festivals of July 

02 July 2024, Tuesday- Yogini Ekadashi fast
03 July 2024, Wednesday- Pradosh fast
04 July 2024, Thursday- Monthly Shivaratri fast
05 July 2024, Friday- Ashadha Amavasya fast, Ashadha Gupt Navratri starts
07 July 2024, Sunday- Jagannath Rath Yatra
09 July 2024, Tuesday- Vinayak Chaturthi fast
11 July 2024, Thursday- Skanda Shashthi fast
14 July 2024, Sunday- Monthly Durgashtami, Cancer Sankranti
17 July 2024, Wednesday- Devshayani Ekadashi
18 July 2024, Friday- Pradosh fast
21 July 2024, Sunday- Guru Purnima, Ashadha Purnima fast
22 July 2024- Sawan month starts, first Sawan Monday
22 July 2024- Sawan month starts, first Sawan Monday
24 July 2024- Gajanan Sankashti Chaturthi
29 July 2024- second Sawan Monday