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For the month of the Hindu calendar, see Shraavana.

Sawan (Punjabi: ਸਾਵਣ, Hindi: सावन) is a fifth month in the traditional Vikrama as well as the Nanakshahi calendar, which governs the activities within Sikhism. This month coincides with July and August in the Gregorian and Julian calendars and is 31 days long, like the Gregorian and Julian calendars.

Important events during this month[edit]


  • July 16 (1 Sawan) - The start of the month Sawan
  • July 23 (8 Sawan) - Birth of Guru Har Krishan Ji


  • August 16 (1 Bhadon) - The end of the month Sawan and the start of Bhadon

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