Sawan Somwar 2023: Many parts of the country may have seen rain for the past few weeks or even months, but the month of Shrawan or Sawan officially began on July 4 (Tuesday), 2023. The entire month is dedicate to Lord Shiva and also to Goddess Parvati. Devotees observe various fasts during the month of Shravan to please the gods. All the Mondays or Somwar (somwars) that fall in the month of Shravan are consider very auspicious for fasting and are know as Shravan Somwar or Sawan Somwar Vrats. All Mondays are dedicated to Lord Shiva. Meanwhile, Tuesdays or Mangalwar in the month of Shravan are dedicate to Goddess Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva. The Tuesday fast is know as Mangal Gauri Vrat.
Sawan 2023: History and Significance
The reason why Lord Shiva is worshipp in this month dates back to the time of Samudra Manthana. According to legend, Lord Shiva drank the poison that appeared during the Samudra Manthan to extract Amrit (nectar) and saved the world. When Shiva drank the deadly poison, his body turned blue. Fearing that the strong poison would spread throughout his body, Goddess Parvati stepped into his neck and saved him, preventing the poison from spreading throughout his body. After that Lord Shiva became known as Neelkanth.
Every year, during the month of Sawan, Lord Shiva’s devotees bring him holy water from the Ganges River to “heal” his wound and thank him for his sacrifice. Vrats are keep and devotees seek his blessings for good health, prosperity, marriage and success. Mata Parvati is worship on Tuesdays throughout the month.
This year, the month of Sawan began on July 4 (Tuesday) and will continue until August 31 (Thursday). The speciality of the month of Sawan this year is that after a long gap of 19 years, the auspicious time of Sawan or Shrawan will last for two months due to Adhik Shrawan Maas. So Shrawan will have 59 days in 2023 and instead of four this time there will be eight Sawan Mondays or Somwars.
The Glory & Importance of Sawan Somwar 2023
It’s believed that fasting on Sawan Somwar is veritably salutary for unattach girls. By observing the Monday presto, they find a suitable life mate for themselves. Sawan Somwar Vrat is important, as it fulfils one’s wishes and makes all dreams come true. By dieting on Sawan Somwar and worshipping Lord Shiva, addicts get the asked results.
According to Puranas, the churning of the ocean took place in the month of Shravan, when the gods and demons together churned the ocean. As a result, fourteen godly objects surfaced from the ocean. It also contained a veritably deadly bane known as halahal. Lord Shiva drank bane to save the world from destruction. But he stuck it in his throat. As a result, his throat turned blue. Hence, he’s also know as Neelkanth. This same legend of Sawan Somwar latterly came the reason for observing Sawan Somwar presto and expressing gratefulness to Lord Shiva. In numerous corridors of the country, the first Monday of the month of Sawan marks the morning of a veritably important and complex fasting series. These are know as sixteen Mondays or Somvar.
Let us know about Solah Somvar Vrat.
Solah Somvar 2023 Vrat
Sawan Somvar 2023 Vrat is consider to be the most important in the deification of Lord Shiva, and if you observe this Vrat till sixteen Mondays, it’s believed that the Merciful Lord will grant everything that your heart solicitations. Observing it for sixteen weeks is know as Solah Somwar Vrat and is one of the most fruitful fasts according to tradition.
Fasting during Sixteen Somvar in Sawan
Solah Somwar Vrat is the most popular fast observe for sixteen successive Mondays to impress Lord Shiva and seek his blessings. This presto can be done by any person who wants to worship Lord Shiva. still, it’s majorly worn by unattached women who are facing problems in getting their asked life mate. Starting from the first Monday of the month of Shravan, this Solah Somvar Vrat lasts for sixteen weeks. Like other fasts, addicts offer prayers, observe rituals and recite the Solah Somvar Vrat Katha.
How to Fast during the Sixteen Sawan Somvar 2023
It’s veritably easy to observe Solah Somwar Vrat. One should take a pledge to observe the fast till sixteen Mondays with pure mind and devotion. The fast begins with waking up beforehand in the morning and taking a bath. Also, arrange the material needed for the pooja. You can also visit Lord Shiva’s tabernacle or go to the puja space in your home and deification Lord Shiva. You can do Rudrabhishek of the Lord or Jalabhishek with normal water. Offer flowers and other accoutrements to the hero of the Lord and light a beacon. After the deification, perform the aarti of Lord Shiva and read Solah Somvar Vrat Katha or hear it from someone.
Shiva Worship Method and Mantra
Special fruits are attain by worshipping Lord Shiva. There’s no need for any pomp in Shiva’s deification. Lord Shiva becomes pleased indeed by bare water sanctification. nonetheless, in Sawan, there’s a special benefit of bedaubing Lord Shiva with milk, curd, honey, ghee, and sugar every day. Lord Shiva especially likes Kapoor Aarti. Chanting the Panchakshari Mantra Om Namah Shivaya of Lord Shiva gives a lot of benefits.
You can please Lord Shiva by unfeignedly performing the Solah Somwar Vrat( Sixteen Somvar Fast). If you are facing a problem in marriage, Business, Health, Love Marriage, or any other problem in life. You must keep a fast in Sawan. But we highly recommend you to take an advice from World’s Best Astrologer. He will advice you a Day-to-Day fast according to your planatery movement and Kundli Analysis. Get you most accurated Janam Kundli online from the most trusted portal. You can also book an appointment with the best Astrologer. And if Lord Shiva is please and his grace shines, you’ll have no sorrows & mournings and will only have joy and bliss.