Hindu Festivals July 2021
Rath Yatra 2021
Vasudev Dwadashi is celebrated every year in the month of Ashadh and at the beginning of Chatur month. This date always falls a day after Devshayani Ekadashi. Vasudev Dwadashi is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Along with Lord Krishna, Goddess Lakshmi are also worshiped on this day. Chaturmas is a holy period of four months (July to October), beginning on Shayani Ekadashi (Shukla paksha Ekadashi of Ashadh) until Prabodhini Ekadashi (Shukla paksha Ekadashi of Kartik) in Hinduism.
Jaya Parvati vrat is an auspicious Hindu fasting festival dedicated to Goddess Jaya - a form of Goddess Parvati. This vrat is mainly celebrated in Gujarat. It is observed by unmarried girls as well as married women. Unmarried girls observe Jaya Parvati vrat for the attainment of a worthy bride and married women observe this vrat for their husband's long life and happy married life.