Friday, July 25, 2014

Sawan Shivaratri Today - Shiva Will Find Your Soulmate

Today is Sawan Shivratri, the most auspicious day to honor Lord Shiva in the month of Sawan. Do you know that performing the rituals of Sawan Shivratri can bestow with everything you have been yearning ever since? But, how? What are those powerful rituals? Read this article and get to know... 

Sawan Shivaratri will be observed on July 25, 2014 in devotion of Lord Shiva.

Sawan Shivratri (also known as Shravan Shivratri) is observed during the holy month of Sawan, the month devoted to Lord Shiva. Though Shivratri is itself a very pious festival, yet its auspiciousness doubles in the month of Sawan. Shivratri observed in Sawan, falls one or two days before New Moon Day (Amavasya). Flocks of devotees in temples, chanting of Shiva Mantras & Aarti, Kanwarias carrying Gangajal to Lord Shiva’s shrines are the sacred activities associated with Sawan Shivratri. It is believed that worshiping Shiva on Sawan Shivaratri blesses the devotee with the boon equivalent to the worship throughout the month of Sawan. Also, it is considered highly auspicious for those singles who are looking for their soulmate. Worshiping Shiva on this day and observing fast in his name blesses the devotee with the soulmate, who is one and only in the eternity.

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Sawan Shivratri is majorly celebrated in North Indian states like:

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Rajasthan
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Uttarakhand
  • Punjab
  • Himachal Pradesh

Sawan Shivratri: Rituals Of This Holy Day

  • Get up early, take bath, and then take pledge (Sankalp) that you will perform all the rituals with pure heart and utmost devotion
  • If possible, visit Lord Shiva’s temple and worship the deity, else you can offer prayers at home as well
  • Offer Bilva leaves, milk, flowers, and fruits to the Lord
  • Chant the Mantra ‘’Om Namah Shivaya’’
  • Observe Sawan Shivaratri fast and take only fruits, nut, milk, and milk products
  • To fetch maximum blessings, break Sawan Shivratri on the next day i.e, Chaturdashi Tithi
  • You can also wear Rudraksha on this day for getting fruitful results

Sawan Shivratri: Perform Rudrabhishekam & Appease Shiva

It is believed that one of the holiest thing one can do on Sawan Shivratri is the Rudrabhishekam ceremony. Rudrabhishek is one of the best ways to please Lord Shiva. To get the best of luck and fortune, this ceremony is performed at Pradosh Kaal (sunset). As per beliefs, the Lord performs his famous Tandav (holy dance) at this particular time. During Rudrabhishekam, Shiva is honored in his Rudra Avatar. On this Sawan Shivratri, perform this sacred ritual and cherish infinite success, prosperity, and wealth throughout your life. 

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Sawan Shivratri: Power Of Chanting Maha Mrityunjay Mantra

Mantras are not just words, but is a collection of powerful words whose echo spread holiness and attracts positivity from all around. On the auspicious day of Sawan Shivratri, what can be great then chanting the mighty Maha Mrityunjay Mantra? Attain all the worldly pleasures, comforts, and luxuries by chanting this powerful Mantra, which is known as the best way to please the Lord. 

ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्।
उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मा मृतात्।। 

Meaning: We worship the deity who has three eyes and sustains life of all beings. O Lord, free us from the cycle of birth and death and help us to attain salvation. 

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The day is very auspicious as today is Sawan Shivaratri and as today is Chaturdashi Tithi, it is also dedicates to Lord Shiva. So, observe fast, visit temple, and worship the supreme Shiva on this auspicious day.

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