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Sawan Shivratri Vrat 2022: Is it on July 26 or 27? Know the correct date as per Hindu Panchang

During the ongoing month of Sawan, the devotees worship Lord Shiva with full faith and devotion. Know about the correct date of the Sawan Shivratri Vrat 2022 as per the Hindu Panchang.

India TV Lifestyle Desk Written By: India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi Published on: July 19, 2022 16:49 IST
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Sawan Shivratri Vrat 2022: The holy month of Sawan is ongoing and during this time, Lord Shiva is worshipped by the devotees. It is believed that if one's faith is strong then worshipping Lord Shiva will help them get rid of all the troubles in life and happiness will follow. In the month of Sawan, Shivratri will also be observed. However, there is much confusion in the minds of followers of the Hindu religion regarding the correct date of the Sawan Shivratri. Many devotees will be fasting during this special occasion and thus it is very important to know the correct date of Sawan Shivratri. 

When is Sawan Shivratri Vrat 2022? 

This time the Chaturdashi Tithi will be observed for two days. According to the Hindu calendar, this time the fast of Sawan Shivratri (Sawan Shivratri Vrat) will be kept on July 26. The fast will be broken on July 27.


Sawan Shivratri 2022: Puja Shubh Muhurat

Start of Chaturdashi Tithi of Sawan Krishna Paksha: July 26 at 06:46 PM

End of Sawan Krishna Chaturdashi Tithi: July 27 at 09:11 PM
Nishita Kaal Puja Timings: July 27 12:07 AM to 12:49 AM
Duration of Sawan Shivratri Puja: 42 minutes

Read: Shiv Chalisa in Sawan 2022: Read forty verse prayer of Lord Shiva in English and Hindi

Sawan Shivratri Significance

People known as ‘Kawariya’ carry Gangajal in a special carrier called Kawar to the various Lord Shiva temples in India. Temples in North India Kashi Vishwanath, Badrinath Dham, Neelkanth, etc arrange special Pujas and Shiva Darshan during the Sawan month. Thousands of devotees swarm at these holy sites to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and perform Gangajal Abhishekam.

Sawan Shivaratri 2022: Puja Vidhi and Vrat Vidhi

One day before the Sawan Shivaratri fast, devotees should eat only one time. On Shivaratri day, after performing the morning rituals and puja, devotees take a vow (Sankalp) to observe a full day fast and consume food on the next day. During this time, the devotees pledge for self-determination throughout the fasting period to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Read: Kanwar Yatra 2022: Date, significance, rules & more about pilgrimage of Lord Shiva devotees in Sawan

On Shivaratri day, devotees take a second bath in the evening before performing the puja. The Puja of Lord Shiva is performed at night and the fast is broken the next day. Devotees should break the fast between sunrise and before the end of Chaturdashi Tithi to get maximum benefit from the fast.



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