Sawan 2022: Auspicious occasion on the first Monday of Sawan, Know the Muhurta, worship method and importance of fasting

The month of Sawan is very dear to Shiva. The first Monday of Sawan is on 18th July. Every Monday of Sawan has a special significance. According to the Puranas, the month of Sawan is considered to be the best to please Mahadev.

It is believed that the devotee who worships Lord Bholenath by keeping fast on Sawan Monday and worshiping Lord Bholenath with complete rituals, all his sorrows go away. This time there will be four Mondays in Sawan.

This year, the worship of fasting every Monday of Sawan is considered very special, because auspicious yoga is being formed on all four Mondays. These are the Muhurta of the first Sawan Monday, auspicious yoga and worship method.

Ravi Yoga: Ravi Yoga is being formed on the first Monday in Sawan on 18th July. According to astrology, it is beneficial to do mantra sadhna along with worship of Shiva in this yoga. While worshiping Lord Shiva in Ravi Yoga, chant Mahamrityunjaya, this will remove fear and get rid of all sufferings.

Mauna Panchami Yoga: On the first Monday of Sawan, the yoga of Mauna Panchami is also being formed. On Maun Panchami, there is a law to worship Nagdevta along with Lord Shiva. It is said that keeping a silent fast on this day develops mental strength and helps in staying physically energetic.

Shobhan Yoga: A rare coincidence of Shobhan Yoga is happening on the first Monday of the month of Sawan. Prosperity and good fortune increase in this yoga by fasting, worshiping, chanting and doing sadhna.

Sawan First Monday Muhurta

-Ravi Yoga started on 18th July at 12.24 PM
-Ravi Yoga ends on July 19 at 5.35 am
Shobhan Yoga Begins 17th July, 05:49 PM
Shobhan Yoga ends on 18th July at 03:26 PM
Abhijeet Muhurta – 18th July from 11.47 AM to 12.41 PM

Sawan Monday worship method

Wear clean clothes after bathing before sunrise on Sawan Monday. If you are worshiping Shivling in the house, then first of all take a vow of fast by taking water in the right hand in front of Shiva.

Offer Panchamrit (milk, curd, ghee, honey, sugar) on Shivling after anointing it with Ganges water. Write ‘Om Namah Shivay’ with sandalwood on 21 Belpatra and offer each Belpatra on Shivling while chanting this mantra.

Make up the Shivling with white sandalwood and flowers. Offer Datura, Shami Patra, Bhang, Bhasma, Abir, Gulal, Akshat, Saffron, Paan, Betel nut, perfume etc. on Shivling. After offering fruits and sweets, recite Shiva Chalisa. Along with this, many special yogas are being formed on the first Sawan Monday, in such a situation it would be auspicious to chant the mantras of Shiva with a calm mind. Now listen to the story of Sawan Somwar Vrat and distribute the prasad among the people by performing the aarti of Bholenaat.

The effect of inauspicious planets will be less

Worshiping Lord Shiva on Sawan Monday will reduce the effect of inauspicious planets in a person’s horoscope and the special grace of Bholenath will always remain.

Importance of monday fast

The month of Sawan and Monday are considered to be the best and most auspicious for worshiping Lord Shiva and performing Jalabhishek. It is believed that in the month of Sawan, Goddess Parvati had received Lord Shiva as her husband while doing severe penance, that is why it has special significance. By observing the fast of Sawan Somwar, married life of married women becomes happy and prosperous. Husband’s long life wish is fulfilled.

Unmarried girls also observe a fast on Sawan Monday so that in future they can also get a suitable groom like Lord Shiva. Apart from this, the fast of Sawan Monday is also kept to eliminate the planetary defects. The Monday of Sawan is dedicated to Lord Shiva, so the importance of Monday coming in the month of Sawan increases even more.

Sawan Somwar Puja Method

  • Abhishek of Shivling by pouring milk and black sesame in water on the day of Sawan Monday.
  • Keeping the fast of Sawan Monday, on this day, write ‘Om Namah Shivay’ with sandalwood on 21 bilva leaves and offer it on Shivling, by this all your wishes will be fulfilled by Bholenath.
  • If there is a problem in your marriage, then on the day of Sawan Monday, offer saffron mixed milk on the Shivling every day, it can make the chances of your marriage soon.
  • Feed Nandi green fodder every day in Sawan, this will prevent sufferings, happiness and prosperity will come in life and the mind will be happy.
  • Offer food to the poor in Shravan, by this there will never be a shortage of food in your house and the souls of ancestors will get peace.
  • While worshiping on the Monday of Sawan, sit in the temple for some time and chant the mantra Om Namah Shivaya in your mind.