Sangrand 2022

Sangrand (Sankranti in Hindi) is the first day of a month according to desi calendar or Indian traditional calendar. Here it may be noted that there are two types of traditional calendars - Solar (based upon Sun) and Lunar (based upon Moon). Sangrand (Sankranti) is the beginning of a new month according to the Solar calendar. The day next to Masya or Puranmashi is considered as the first day of a month according to the Lunar calendar and most of the religious festivals in India like Diwali, Holi, Gurpurab etc. are based upon the Lunar calendar.
Chet is the first month of the year according to Bikrami Samvat calendar and hence the sangrand of Chet month is considered as the new year day. So according to desi calendar of 2022, the new year will start on Monday, 14th March 2022. Many readers will say that Vaisakh is the first month of the year and the festival of Vaisakhi is the new year day. But actually this festival is related to the harvesting season of wheat crop. The list of Sangrand dates in 2022 is given on this page.
On this page, we have also given list of other important days according to desi calendar and this information is divided into following sections:

Sangrand in August 2022


Sangrand is the first day of a month according to the traditional solar calendars. The Sangrand in August 2022 is the Bhadon month Sangrand (Bhadon di Sangrand) and the date of Sangrand is given in the next section.
Desi month Bhadon (ਭਾਦੋਂ) will start on this date. Bhadon is the sixth month of an year according to the desi calendar and the Nanakshahi calendar. The Sangrand of August month is on 17th August 2022 and the weekday is Wednesday.
Sawan and Bhadon are considered as the months of rain and the sky is overcast with dark clouds throughout these two months. According to rough estimates, around 40% of the average annual rainfall in Punjab occurs during this month.
Sawan, the fifth month of the year, will end on 16th August.

For a list of Gurpurab dates in August 2022, check the following page:
Gurpurab in August 2022
Important Days in August 2022
Date Special Day Weekday
2 AugustTuesdayPanchmi
7 AugustSundayDashmi
12 AugustFridayPuranmashi
17 AugustWednesdaySangrand
27 AugustSaturdayMasya

Sangrand 2022 List

In this section, the dates of Sangrand in 2022 are given. The weekday and the desi month is also mentioned alongwith the Sangrand date. ;
Sangrand 2022 Dates
Sr. No. Month Sangrand 2022 Day of Week Desi Month
1.January14 JAN 2022FridayMaagh
2.February12 FEB 2022SaturdayPhagan
3.March14 MAR 2022MondayChet
4.April14 APR 2022ThursdayVaisakh
5.May14 MAY 2022SaturdayJeth
6.June15 JUN 2022WednesdayHarh
7.July16 JUL 2022SaturdaySawan
8.August17 AUG 2022WednesdayBhadon
8.September17 SEP 2022SaturdayAssu
10.October17 OCT 2022MondayKattak
11.November16 NOV 2022WednesdayMaghar
12.December16 DEC 2022FridayPoh

Puranmashi August 2022

The night of Full Moon is called as Puranmashi (Pooranmashi or Punia) in Punjabi and the hindi word for this is Purnima. On this night, moon is visible as full circle and brighter than other days. As this is associated with the rotation of moon around the earth and each cycle takes little more than 29 days, so the day of puranmashi comes after almost 29 days.
The date of Puranmashi in August 2022 is Friday, 12th August and this is the Sawan sudi puranmashi or Shravana Purnima.


The list of Puranmashi dates in the year 2022 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Puranmashi DateDay of Week
1.17 JanuaryMonday
2.16 FebruaryWednesday
3.18 MarchFriday
4.16 AprilSaturday
5.16 MayMonday
6.14 JuneTuesday
7.13 JulyWednesday
8.12 AugustFriday
9.10 SeptemberSaturday
10.9 OctoberSunday
11.8 NovemberTuesday
12.8 DecemberThursday


Masya August 2022

Masya or Amavasya is the new moon day. Moon is not visible on the night of masya. The date of Masya in August 2022 is 27 August 2022 (Saturday). This is Bhadon Vadi Masya or Bhadrapada Amavasya.
According to Amanta Calendar (Hindu calendar from Amavasya to Amavasya), the new month starts from Amavasya. So according to this, the Bhadon month will start from 27th August 2022.
The list of Masya dates in the year 2022 is given in the following table.
Sr. No.Masya DateDay of Week
1.2 JanuarySunday
2.1 FebruaryTuesday
3.2 MarchWednesday
4.1 AprilFriday
5.30 AprilSaturday
6.30 MayMonday
7.29 JuneWednesday
8.28 JulyThursday
9.27 AugustSaturday
10.25 SeptemberSunday
11.25 OctoberTuesday
12.23 NovemberWednesday
13.23 DecemberFriday


Panchmi August 2022

The 5th day from the masya date is called as Panchami. This day is considered significant in Hindu religion and is considered a special day for some rituals. The Panchmi in the month of August 2022 is on Tuesday, 2 August 2022. The hindu festival of Nag Panchami falls on this date.
Sr. No.Panchami DateDay of Week
1.7 JanuaryFriday
2.5 FebruarySaturday
3.7 MarchMonday
4.6 AprilWednesday
5.6 MayFriday
6.4 JuneSaturday
7.4 JulyMonday
8.2 AugustTuesday
9.1 SeptemberThursday
10.30 SeptemberFriday
11.29 OctoberSaturday
12.28 NovemberMonday
13.27 DecemberTuesday


Dashmi in August 2022

The tenth day from Masya or Puranmashi is called as Dashmi (also Dasmi). The Dashmi, which is generally observed in temples and gurudwaras, is the tenth day from Masya. So the dashmi dates given below are according to Masya. The date of Dasmi in August 2022 is Sunday, 7th August. For more details about dasmi, check the following page: Dashmi 2022.
Sr. No.Dashmi DateDay of Week
1.12 JanuaryWednesday
2.11 FebruaryFriday
3.13 MarchSunday
4.11 AprilMonday
5.11 MayWednesday
6.10 JuneFriday
79 JulySaturday
8.7 AugustSunday
9.5 SeptemberMonday
10.5 OctoberWednesday
11.3 NovemberThursday
12.2 DecemberFriday