Shravana Purnima or Shravana Pournami, the Poornima day in Shravana month (July – August), is one of the most auspicious days as per Hinduism. Many auspicious pujas and rituals are performed during Shravana Purnima. On the day of Shravana Purnima, Raksha bandhan is celebrated as a fond commemoration of sacred relationship between sisters and brothers. On Shravana Purnima, Lord Hayagriva avatar was first appeared so the day is also observed as Hayagriva Jayanti. During Shravana Purnima, Upakarma ritual (Avani Avittam) is performed in some parts of India.