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Madhushravani Festival is observed in Mithilanchal region in North India specially in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Madhushravani Festival or Madhu Sravani Puja is a main festival observed in Mithilanchal. Madhushravani is celebrated in Shravan Month (July – August) for consecutive 13 days and ends on Shravan Shukla Tritiya with elaborate pooja and feasting. The Madhusravani is celebrated in the rainy month of the Savan.The newly -married brides hear Madhushravani Katha from the elderly ladies for 15 days.There is the famous cycle of Vrata kathas in Mithila called Madhushravani vratakatha.

In some regions the ritual begins on the Panchami day or the fifth day during the Krishna Paksha (waning phase of moon) of Shravan month (July 16, 2014) and continues for 13 days and the ritual ends on Madhushrava Tritiya day.

Newly married women return to their parent’s home during the period and food is send daily during the period from her husband’s home. Pujas and rituals during the period are dedicated to Goddess Parvati (Gauri), Surya, Chandra, Navagrahas, Nag Devtas and Goddess Sashti.