Discover the Importance of Sawan Somwar and Mangala Gauri Vrat
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Sawan Month in 2023:
The holy month of Sawan in 2023 will start on Tuesday, July 4, 2023. This year, there is an additional month known as “Sawan Adhikmaas,” which means the Hindu month of Sawan will have two months. The Sawan Adhikmaas will end on Monday, August 21, 2023, followed by the regular Sawan month, which will begin on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, and end on Thursday, August 31, 2023.
Sawan Mondays (Sawan Somwar 2023) and Dates:
During the Sawan Adhikmaas and regular Sawan month, there are eight Mondays that hold special significance, known as Sawan Mondays (Sawan Somwar 2023). Let’s take a look at the dates and Tithis (lunar days) for each in different states of India:
- In North India: July 10, July 17, July 24, and July 31, 2023.
- In South India: July 11, July 18, July 25, and August 1, 2023.
- In West India: July 10, July 17, July 24, and July 31, 2023.
- In East India: July 10, July 17, July 24, and July 31, 2023.
- In Central India: July 10, July 17, July 24, and July 31, 2023.
Regular Sawan Month:
- In North India: August 7, August 14, August 21, and August 28, 2023.
- In South India: August 8, August 15, August 22, and August 29, 2023.
- In West India: August 7, August 14, August 21, and August 28, 2023.
- In East India: August 7, August 14, August 21, and August 28, 2023.
- In Central India: August 7, August 14, August 21, and August 28, 2023.
Mondays of Sawan 2023: Dates and Auspicious Yogas
- 1. First Monday – July 10th, 2023 (Ashtami):
On this day, there are no auspicious yogas forming.
- 2. Second Monday – July 17th, 2023 (Amavasya):
This day also does not have any auspicious yogas.
- 3. Third Monday – July 24th, 2023 (Sashti):
The auspicious “Shiv Yoga” forms on this day, making it an opportune time to seek Lord Shiva’s divine blessings.
- 4. Fourth Monday – July 31st, 2023 (Trayodashi):
There are no auspicious yogas forming on this day.
- 5. Fifth Monday – August 7th, 2023 (Saptami):
Again, there are no auspicious yogas on this day.
- 6. Sixth Monday – August 14th, 2023 (Saptami):
The favorable “Siddhi Yoga” forms on this day, creating a positive atmosphere for spiritual pursuits and personal growth.
- 7. Seventh Monday – August 21st, 2023 (Nagpanchami):
An auspicious yoga called “Shubh Yoga” forms on this day, symbolizing positivity and auspiciousness.
- 8. Eighth Monday – August 28th, 2023 (Dwadashi):
On this day, the “Ayushman Yoga” forms, signifying blessings for good health and longevity.
During these Sawan Mondays, devotees can make the most of these yogas to enhance their spiritual practices, seek divine blessings, and embark on a path of growth and prosperity.
What is the Importance of Sawan Somwar?
Sawan Somwar holds immense significance in Hindu mythology. Lord Shiva, the supreme deity, is deeply revered during this month, and worshiping him with dedication on Mondays is believed to bring blessings, fulfillment of wishes, and the removal of obstacles.
Importance of Mangala Gauri Vrat:
Mangala Gauri Vrat is observed by married women during the Sawan month. It is performed on Tuesdays, seeking the well-being and longevity of their husbands. This vrat is believed to strengthen marital bonds and bring happiness to the family.
Worship Method for Sawan Somwar 2023:
The worship method for Sawan Somwar includes the following steps:
- Visit a Shiva temple and perform the Rudrabhishek, a ceremonial bath of the Shiva Linga.
- Offer Bilva leaves and chant powerful Shiva mantras like “Om Namah Shivaya.”
- Meditate on Lord Shiva’s form and seek his blessings for happiness and prosperity.
Sawan Monday 2023 is a spiritually significant time to connect with Lord Shiva and seek his divine grace. Additionally, observing the Mangala Gauri Vrat can bring harmony and well-being to married life. May this auspicious time shower you with blessings and prosperity.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):
Q: Can anyone observe Sawan Somwar and Mangala Gauri Vrat?
A: Yes, both men and women can observe Sawan Somwar’s worship. However, Mangala Gauri Vrat is observed specifically by married women.
Q: Are there any specific timings for Sawan Somwar worship?
A: The most auspicious time for worship is in the evening, after sunset.
Q: Can I perform Sawan Somwar worship at home?
A: Absolutely! You can perform the rituals at home with devotion and faith.
The information provided in this blog is based on Vedic Astrology and traditional beliefs. The rituals and practices mentioned are considered auspicious, but individual results may vary. For any specific concerns or medical conditions, it is advisable to consult with a qualified expert or medical professional. The author and website disclaim any liability for actions taken based on the information provided in this blog.
May Lord Shiva’s blessings be with you during Sawan Monday and Mangala Gauri Vrat! Om Namah Shivaya!