Srabon or Shaon (Bengali: শ্রাবণ Srabôn, শাওন Shaon) is the fourth month of the Bengali calendar and one of the two months that make up the wet season, locally called "Barsha" (Bengali: বর্ষা Bôrsha).[1][2] Artisans start making idols for Durga Puja, Kali Puja, etc. in this month.[3]

Rain in rainy season in Bangladesh.jpg
Frequent heavy rain is a common feature of Srabon in Bangladesh and Bengal
Native nameশ্রাবণ (Bengali)
Month number
  • 4
Number of days
  • 31 (Bangladesh);
  • 31/32 (India)
SeasonRainy Season
Gregorian equivalentJuly-August
← Asharh
Bhadro →


It is named after the star Shrobona (শ্রবণা Shrôbôna).



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  2. ^ "Shurolok's tribute to Abdul Ahad". The Daily Star. 19 September 2007. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Idols have name, fame but artisans see no future". The Daily Star. 22 October 2007. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Kabiguru's 74th death anniversary today". The Daily Star. 6 August 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2017.