SAWAN SOMVAR VRAT 2022: The month of Sawan is considered extremely auspicious for all the devotees of Lord Shiva. According to holy scriptures, it is believed that those who observe fast on Mondays during Sawan are blessed by Lord Shiva himself. As per the Hindu calendar, the month of Sawan is just around the corner and here we have detailed all the important details about Somvar Vrat that you need to know.
Somvar Vrat/ Monday Fast Date
Monday, July 4, 2022
Dates of Monday falling in the month of Sawan
Sawan Begins: Thursday, July 14
First Sawan Somvar Vrat: Monday, July 18
Second Sawan Somvar Vrat: Monday, July 25
Third Sawan Somvar Vrat: Monday, August 1
Fourth Sawan Somvar Vrat: Monday, August 8
Sawan Ends: Friday, August 12
Somvar Vrat significance
Mondays hold a unique belief in the holy month of Sawan and while some people observe nirjala vrat, others eat light sattvic meals throughout the day. A number of legends advocate that observing 16 consecutive Monday fasts, known as Solah Somvar vrat, attracts tremendous positive energy.
It is popularly observed by unmarried women to receive a suitable life partner. Apart from the Solah Somvar vrat, the Monday fast is not restricted to a particular gender. Shiva devotees from all across the world deem this month as utterly important.
Somvar Vrat Puja Vidhi
Wake up in Brahma Muhurta to worship Lord Shiva. Offer belpatra, doob, kusha, lotus, neelkamal, jawaphool kaner, and rye flowers to the holy deity. Meditate and chant the mantras mentioned below.
Somvar Vrat Mantras to chant
Panchakshri Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya
Shiva Gayatri Mantra: Om Tat Purushaya Vidmahe, Mahadevaya Dhimahi, Tanno Rudra Prachodayat
Rudra Mantra: Om Namo Bhagavate Rudraya
Mahamrityunjaya Mantra: Om Trayambakam Yajamahe, Sugandhim pustivardham, Urwarukmivbandhanaan Mrityormuksheey mamritaat.
Prayer for Aarti: Karpur Gauram Karunavataram, Sansara Saram Bhujagendra Haram, Sada Vasantam Hridayaaravinde, Bhavam Bhavani Sahitam Namumi