There are many festivals in Hinduism, in the same way, that many fasts have also been told. But just as Makar Sankranti and Mahashivratri are considered to be the best of the festivals, in the same way, the fasts of Ekadashi and Shravan month are considered to be the most important. Upakarma fasting is more important in the month of Shravan. It is also called Shravani.
Sandhyopasan, fasting, pilgrimage, festival, service, charity, sacrifice, sacrament. Here fasting in the month of Shravan is considered to be the best. This is the month to remove sins and fulfill wishes.
Just as Christians observe 40 days of fasting before Good Friday and fasting is observed in the month of Ramadan in Islam, similarly, the month of Shravan is considered holy and fasting in Hinduism. It has been instructed to remain non-vegetarian or fruit-eater throughout the month of Shravan. In this month, according to the scriptures, one should observe the fasts. One should stay away from the mind or from arbitrary fasts.
The importance of celebrating those festivals, festivals, or festivals is more whose origin is not from local tradition, individual or culture, which are mentioned in Vedic scriptures, Dharmasutras, and code of conduct. There are some such festivals and they also have their own rules for celebrating them. Sun-moon solstice and Kumbh have more importance in these festivals.
The festival of three major deities of Hinduism is celebrated, among them, Mahashivratri and Shravan month are prominent for Shiva and Chaitra Navratri and Shardiya Navratri are the major festivals for his wife Parvati. Apart from this, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi for Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva, is celebrated as Ganeshotsav, which falls on the Chaturdashi of Shukla Paksha of Bhadrapada.
Fasting is penance. That is fasting. There are two types of fasting. There are different rules for how and when to perform these fasts. Those who observe arbitrary fasts or fasts outside the rules have no religious significance. By fasting there is no disease and sorrow in life. Salvation is attained only by fasting. The month of Shravan has been appointed for fasting.
The month of Savan or Sravan, dear to Lord Shiva, will begin on July 25, Sunday. All the days of Sawan are dedicated to Lord Shiva. This month, Lord Shankar and Mama Parvati are officially worshiped. There is a rule to worship Bholenath on Monday in the month of Sawan and Mangala Gauri on Tuesday. It is said that the devotees who can keep them on Monday or Tuesday in Sawan, then do not need to be disappointed. Shivratri of the month of Sawan also has special significance. A quick look at Sawan Shivratri’s day, it is believed that along with King Lank Shankar, Mata Gauri was also blessed.
The Importance of the Sawan Shivratri-
By fasting in Shivaratri of Sawan and worshiping King Shiva on this day, Archak gains peace, protection, luck, and health. It is believed that the Shivaratri of Sawan destroys all sins of fasting. In view of the fasting of the Shivaratri of Sawan, it is believed that unmarried people find a desirable bride or groom. At the same time, the strength of love increases.
The monthly Shivratri is celebrated on Chaturdashi Tithi every month. According to the Hindu calendar, Chaturdashi Tithi of the month of Sawan begins at 06.28 pm on Friday, August 06. It will last until 07.11 pm on 07 August, Saturday evening. This year Sawan Shivratri is on August 6th.
Sawan Shivratri 2021 Shubh Muhurta-
Nishita Kaal Puja’s time at Sawan Shivratri will start at 12:06 a.m. to 12:48 p.m. Sawan Shivratri Puja’s total time this year is 43 minutes.
Sawan Shivratri’s fasting period 2021-
Sawan Shivratri’s fast will be observed on August 6, which ends on August 7. The best time to fast is from 05:46 am to 03:47 pm on 07 August.
Today is the first Monday of Sawan which is July 26th. According to the Hindu calendar, Shravan is Krishna Paksha Tritiya and the first Monday of Sawan. For Hinduism, as well as the month of Sawan, its Monday is also especially important. On this day King Shiva is worshiped according to rituals. The first Monday of the month of Shravan is also useful for single girls. It is said that as a result of this fast, a beautiful and well-groomed bride is found.
The month of Sawan is very dear to Lord Shiva. Monday dedicated to Bholenath. In such a situation, on Monday falling during the month of Shravan, the devotees of Shiva also remain steadfast, etc to receive the blessings of Bholenath. Know the special alignment and serve Muhurta on the first Monday of Sawan-
Best time for the first Monday of Sawan-
On the first Monday in Sawan, there will be Saubhagya Yoga until 10.40 am. According to astrology, this yoga should enhance the happiness and happiness of marriage according to its name. Apart from this, Dhanishta Yoga will be available until 10:26 p.m. After that will be Shatabhisha Yoga.
Sawan Month of Worship
- Get up early and put on clean clothes after retiring from the shower etc.
- Light a lamp in the temple of the house.
- Abhishek of all the gods is the water of the Ganga.
- Give Ganga water and milk for Shivling.
- Give flowers to Lord Shiva.
- Give Bel away from Lord Shiva.
- Make aarti to Lord Shiva and offer bhog. Remember that only sattvic objects are offered to the Lord.
- Meditate deeply on Lord Shiva.
Rahukaal- 07.30 am to 9.00 am.
Yamgand – 10:30 am to 12 noon.
Afternoon – Gulik call from 01.30 to 03.00.
Durmuhurta Time – 12:55 pm to 01:49 pm. After this from 03:38 minutes to 04:32 minutes.
Panchak – all day.
Bhadra- 03.24 pm to 02.54 on the morning of July 27.