Sawan 2022: According to scriptures, the month of Sawan is of great importance for the Hindus. Lord Shiva is worshipped during the month of Sawan as it is considered very auspicious. It is believed that the person who observes fast on Monday in this month, gets all his wishes fulfilled by the blessings of Lord Shiva. According to astrologers, this year the month of Sawan will start from 14 July 2022 and will conclude on 12 August on Shravan Purnima.
Here's a list of Sawan Somvar's to be observed this year
- First fast of Sawan Monday - 18 July 2022
- Second fast of Sawan Monday - 25 July 2022,
- Third fast of Monday Sawan Monday - 01 August 2022
- Fourth fast of Monday Sawan Monday - 08 August 2022
- the last day of Sawan month - 12 August 2022
Sawan Somvar puja method
Wake up early in the morning and put on clean clothes after taking a bath. Take water in your right hand and make a resolution for the Sawan Somwar fast. Pour Ganga Jal on all the deities. While chanting the mantra Om Namah Shivaya, do Jalabhishek of Lord Shiva Shankar. Offer intact, white flowers, white sandalwood, cannabis, datura, cow's milk, incense, panchamrit, betel nut, belpatra to Bholenath.
Also, while offering the ingredients, chant Om Namah Shivay Shivay Namah and apply sandalwood tilak. On the day of fasting on Monday of Sawan, one must read the story of Monday fast and do the aarti in the last. Offer ghee and sugar to Lord Shiva as prasad. Distribute that prasad among all and eat it yourself.