Sawan Somwar Vrat 2022: The month of Sawan is considered extremely auspicious for all the devotees of Lord Shiva. According to the holy scriptures, it is believed that those who observe a fast on Monday during Saawan, get the blessings of Lord Shiva himself. As per the Hindu calendar, the month of Sawan is near and here we have detailed all the important details about Somwar Vrat that you need to know.
Monday fast / Monday fast date
Monday, 4 July 2022
Dates of Monday falling in the month of Sawan
Sawan Begins: Thursday, July 14
First Sawan Somwar Vrat: Monday, July 18
Second Sawan Somvar Vrat: Monday, July 25
Third Sawan Somwar Vrat: Monday, August 1
Fourth Sawan Somwar Vrat: Monday, August 8
Sawan ends: Friday, 12 August
Importance of Monday Fasting
Mondays in the holy month of Sawan have a unique belief and some people observe a Nirjala fast, while others eat light sattvik food throughout the day. Many legends advocate that observing 16 consecutive Monday fasts known as Solah Somwar Vrat brings tremendous positive energy.
It is popularly celebrated by unmarried women to get a suitable life partner. Apart from Solah Somvar Vrat, Monday Vrat is not restricted to any particular gender. Shiva devotees around the world consider this month to be extremely important.
Monday Vrat Puja Method
Get up in Brahma Muhurta and worship Lord Shiva. Offer Belpatra, Duba, Kush, Lotus, Neelkamal, Jawaphool Kaner and mustard seeds to the holy deity. Meditate and chant the mantras mentioned below.
Monday Vrat Mantra To Chant
Panchakshari Mantra Om Namah Shivaya
Shiva Gayatri Mantra: Om Tat Purushaya Vidmahe, Mahadevaya Dhimahi, Tanno Rudra Prachodayat
Rudra Mantra: Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraya:
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra: Om Tryambakam Yajamahe, Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam, Urvarukamivabandhan, mritt in mrityyomukti.
Prayers for Aarti: Karpur Gauram Karunavataram, Sansar Saram Bhujgendra Haram, Sada Vasantham Hrudayarvinde, Bhavam Bhavani Sahitya Namumi