Sawan Somvar 2020 Date, History, Significance, Puja Vidhi, Shubh Muhurat, Timings, and Mantra
The first showers of the monsoon season likewise mark the start of the Sawan month just as Chaturmas. This year, the long stretch of Sawan or Shravan will begin on July 6 and end on August 3, according to the North Indian Purnimant schedule (a schedule wherein a month closes with Purnima or full moon day).
The finish of Sawan is praised with celebrations like Teej and Rakshabandhan in places like Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh.
The significant dates in Shravan according to Purnimant are:
July 6 – First Shravan Somwar (First Monday and the FIRST day of Shravan)
July 13 – Second Shravan Somwar
July 20 – Third Shravan Somwar
July 27 – Fourth Shravan Somwar
August 3 – Fifth Shravan Somwar (last Somwar and the LAST of the month)
Notwithstanding, according to the Amavasyant schedule (the Hindu schedule where a month closes with Amavasya or the new moon day), the long stretch of Shravan begins on July 23 and finishes on August 19. It is trailed by fans in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu.
As per the Amavasyant calendar, the important dates are:
July 21 – Shravan month begins
July 27 – First Shravan Somwar
August 3 – Second Shravan Somwar
August 10 – Third Shravan Somwar
August 17 – Fourth Shravan Somwar
August 19 – Shravan month ends
According to Hindu customs, Shravan is the fifth month of the Hindu lunar schedule and is devoted to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. According to legend, Lord Shiva drank venom as a feature of the Samudra Manthan or the beating of the astronomical sea to get amrit or nectar so as to spare the world. Goddess Parvati is accepted to have prevented the venom from entering his body by holding his neck. His neck turned blue and he further endured agony and consumes. As a signal of appreciation, his enthusiasts offer water from the stream Ganga to enable his injuries to mend.
Lovers likewise quick on Mondays during the sacred month which is known as Shravan Somvar Vrat. The fasts are kept as a method of saying thanks to the ruler just as for progress, marriage, and flourishing. Fans watch quick and offer milk, water, and bilva leaves to the all-powerful. Some even, watch fasts on Tuesdays, which was known as ‘Mangala Gauri Vrat’.
Numerous Hindu celebrations like Krishna Janmashtami, Raksha Bandhan, Naag Panchami, and Teej fall in the heavenly month of Sawan.