Sawan(Savan) is one of the most important months for the Hindus. Shravan usually falls in the month of July and August. During the month of Sawan, devotees worship Lord Shiva and perform various pujas.
Since the month of Sawan(Savan) is about to start, here we are to help you with all the details like Sawan start date, Sawan end date, puja vidhi of Sawan k Somwar, list of Sawan Somwar, and lot more.
When is Sawan 2023 : Start and End Dates
The Sawan(Savan) 2023 will begin from 4th July 2023 and will end on 31st August 2023. Men and women perform special prayers to Lord Shiva and pray for everyone’s wellness. It is believed that by worshiping Lord Shiva during the month of Sawan you get lot of success, wealth, and a happy married life.
Sawan(Savan) Shivratri 2023 Date
Shravan Maas Shivratri that falls in the month of Sawan is known as Sawan Shivratri. This is one such rare year where the Sawan will be 2 months long and thus there will be two Sawan Shivratri. The first Sawan Shivratri date is 15th July 2023 and the second Sawan Shivratri date is 14th August 2023.
List of Sawan(Savan) Somwar Dates 2023 : Shravan Maas Somwar Dates for Vrat or Fast
Most of the women keep the Sawan Somwar fasts as a devotion to Lord Shiva. If you are also thinking of doing the Shravan Somwar vrat then these are the dates that you should keep in mind. This year due to Adhikmas there would be eight Sawan Somwar fasts that a woman can keep and ask for their desired wish from Lord Shiva.
|Sawan Somwar Vrat Dates 2023||Shravan Maas Somwaar Vrat Dates 2023||Sawan 2023 Important Days|
|Sawan Start Date||4th July 2023||Tuesday|
|First Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||10th July 2023||Monday|
|Second Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||17th July 2023||Monday|
|Third Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||24th July 2023||Monday|
|Fourth Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||31st July 2023||Monday|
|Fifth Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||7th August 2023||Monday|
|Sixth Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||14th August 2023||Monday|
|Seventh Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||21st August 2023||Monday|
|Eighth Sawan Somwar Vrat Date||28th August 2023||Monday|
|Sawan End Date||31st August 2023||Thursday|
Sawan 2023 History and Story
As per Hindu mythology, during the time of Samudra Manthan, many things came out of the ocean like gems, kaamdhenu cow, jewels, etc. But one thing that came out that shocked everyone was the poison which was considered as a strong weapon to destroy the world. At that time Lord Shiva came as a savior and drank the poison and stored it in his throat, that’s the reason why he is also known as neelkanth (blue neck) because of the poison stored. It is believed that all the gods and the deities started to offer the holy Ganga water to safe Lord Shiva from the poison. This entire event took place during this month and hence is celebrated as the Shravan month and also considered as a very auspicious month.
What is the Significance of Sawan Month : Shravan 2023
In different part of India, Sawan month is celebrated in different style. People perform various religious and spiritual activities during this pious month. Women keep Sawan Somwar vrat. The unmarried girls also observe the Mangla Gauri Vrat to get a preferred husband.
In the moajor part of North Indian, males go for Kanwar yatra wherein they bring the holy Ganga water from Haridwar to their home. They go for kanwar yatra by walking barefoot. Then they offer the Ganga Jal to Lord Shiva on the day of Sawan Shivratri which falls on the Triyodashi Tithi in Krishna Paksha in Shravan Month.
In Bihar and UP side, women celebrate the Hariyali Teej during Sawan. It is also believed that girls who perform Solah Somvaar vrat and worship Lord Shiva gets their desired husband.
Sawan 2023 Puja Vidhi : How to Do Shravan Puja
1. People wake up early, take a bath and then offer milk/water to the Shivling and Chant Om Namah Shivaya.
2. Many people also keep fast during the Sawan Somvaar.
3. 108 times Mahamritunjaya mantra chanting is considered very beneficial.
4. Lord Shiva is offered Rudrabhishek by offering milk, ghee, curd, honey, gangajal, chandan, and roli.
5. People are surrounded by positive vibes and alcohol, non-veg, onion, garlic, is avoided by many people.
6. People eat Satvik bhojan
7. Shiva Chalisha and Shiva Aarti is chanted