The Somvati Amavasya 2023, which occurs on Monday is Somvati Amavasya. This time Falgun Amavasya is on Monday so Somvati Amavasya is on the Amavasya day of Krishna Paksha month of Phalgun. According to the world’s best astrologer, bathing in holy rivers on Somvati Amavasya brings virtue and removes sins. On this day, women fast for the longevity of their husbands. Bathing and worship bring inexhaustible fruits that remain in a person for a long time. Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva and peepal trees are worship on Somvati Amavasya. On this day one attains akshaya punya by bathing at a place of pilgrimage. Let’s know which date Somvati Amavasya and is its date.
Somvati Amavasya 2023 Date
Panchang, Amavasya date of Krishna Pakshi month of Phalgun starts on Saturday 18th February, 2023 at 19:04. Amavasya Tithi will be valid till 8:12 PM on Monday, February 20, 2023. In such a situation, according to the belief of Udaya Tithi, Falgun Amavasya or Somvati Amavasya is on 20th February.
The first Somvati Amavasya 2023 of this year is in Parigha Yoga and Shiva Yoga.
On February 20, there is Parigha yoga from morning to 11.03 a.m., after which Shiva yoga begins.
Somvati Amavasya 2023 Snan Daan Muhurat
It will start on February 20, 2023 from the morning sunrise. On this day, the Amrit-best muhurat is from 06:56 to 08:20. After that, there is an auspicious muhurta from 09:45 to 11:10. It will be best to bathe and donate on Amrit-best muhurta.
It is celebrate on February 20, the day of Somvati Amavasya. It will stay all day. On this day, Shivvasa is with Gauri till 12:35 PM.
Importance of Somvati Amavasya
Somvati Amavasya Bathing and giving gifts on the day of Somvati Amavasya brings akshaya virtue. By worshipping Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati, women get continuous happiness. Worshipping the Peepal brings blessings from the paternal gods. After the morning bath on Somvati Amavasya, ancestors should perform tarpan, pinddan or shraddha karma. This makes the father happy and also removes the father’s defect.
Somvati Amavasya 2023 is a very important day in Hinduism. Amavasya which falls on a Monday is called Somvati Amavasya. Somvati Amavasya falls only once or twice a year. This fast is observe by married women. The Somvati Amavasya fast is observe by married women for the long life of their husbands.
Somvati Amavasya Vrat is also know as “Ashwath Pradakshina Vrat” in the scriptures. ‘Ashwath’ means Peepal tree. Lord Vishnu resides on the Peepal tree. Therefore Lord Vishnu is also worship on Somvati Amavasya day. On this day, bathing and charity are consider the best of all. According to sage Vyasa, the virtuous fruit of thousands of cows is obtain on this day through meditation, fasting and fasting.
In the Mahabharata, Bhishma, explaining the importance of this day to Yudhishthira, is believe to have said that a person who bathes in the holy rivers on this day will be prosperous, healthy and free from all suffering. It is also believe that the bath gives peace to the souls of the ancestors.
Amavasya Worship (Puja)
On this day, the rule is to Peepal puja by wrapping the thread 108 times and making a circumambulation. There is also a law to worship Lord Vishnu on this day. Paddy, betel and standing turmeric are mix and ritually offered on the Tulsi plant. At the time of Pradakshina, 108 fruits should be kept aside and given to Vedapathi Brahmins at the time of completion.
Fruits and Significance of Somvati Amavasya Puja
This is the main fast of women. Women observe this fast for the longevity of their husbands. On the day of Somvati Amavasya 2023, one should give alms according to one’s ability. Women who cannot observe a fast on every new moon should observe a fast on Somvati Amavasya and circumambulate the Peepal tree 108 times by wrapping a thread around it. Peepal trees should be worship lawfully. By observing this fast one gets eternal happiness. Monday is the day of the month. On this day, the Sun and the Moon remain in a straight line. Therefore, this festival is consider extremely valuable.