Showing posts with label shravan shivratri. Show all posts
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Monday, August 5, 2013

Shivratri In Sawan: Spiritual Ecstasy At Its Peak

Sawan is dedicted to Shiva
Today, that is 5th of August is the day of Shravan Shivratri. Also, it is the auspicious Shravan Somvar. Shivratri is that one festival, which comes every lunar month on the fourth day of the dark half. However, the main one – Maha Shivratri, is celebrated once a year; as it is the anniversary of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Usually, the annual one is celebrated by all the followers of Lord Shiva and Hinduism. But, the staunch devotees don’t let any month go without celebrating Shivratri. Every month, on the day of Shivratri, they observe fast, worship the Lord and Goddess. As Shivratri is celebrated every month, there are 12 Shivratris in a year. Shivratri coming under the month of Shravan is known as Shravan Shivratri.

The entire month of Sawan (Shravan) is considered auspicious and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Hence, after Maha Shivratri, Shravan Shivratri is considered very auspicious.

You may like to read this: Sawan Somvar Vrat 2013
Sawan is about mesmerizing rain
As you must have noticed that we had mentioned above the significance of Sawan month. The month of Sawan is dedicated to Lord Shiva. So, obviously, you must be having many questions about this month. In that case, you may like to read this - About Sawan 2013 

At this place, we will give you all the information related to Sawan and Sawan Somvar.

As the Hindu month of Sawan coincides with the Gregorian month of August and we follow Gregorian calendar, you must be expecting something from the month of August; so that you can easily schedule your month. Hence, in order to ease you, we have collected everything about August 2013 here - August Vs Sawan: Important Events

For more details of Sawan, you may click here - Sawan: The Month of Love & Ecstasy