Sawan Month 2020: Get Familiar With The Dates, History

Sawan Month 2020: Get familiar with the dates, history, noteworthiness, and Mantras Identified with the Blessed Shravan Month. As per Hindu traditions, Sawan is the fifth month in the religion’s lunar schedule, which is committed to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

The start of the ‘Sawan month’ and ‘Chaturmas’ is set apart by the main showers of the rainstorm. In 2020, Sawan or Shraavana month will begin on July 6 (Monday, tomorrow). It will end on August 3 (Monday), passing by the North Indian Hindu Purnimant schedule.

The Shraavana month’s end is praised through celebrations like Teej and Rakshabandhan in states, for example, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, and Chattisgarh.

Yet, as indicated by the Amavasyant schedule, Sawan month 2020 will begin on July 23, to end on August 19. Devotees in states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu follow this schedule.

Following are the dates, timing, history and centrality of the heavenly month:

According to PURNIMANT, Significant DATES:

July 6: First Shravan Somwar

July 13: Second Shravan Somwar

July 20: Third Shravan Somwar

July 27: Fourth Shravan Somwar

As per AMAVASYANT Schedule, Significant DATES:

July 21: Start of Shravan month

July 27: First Shravan Somwar

August 3:Second Shravan Somwar

August 10: Third Shravan Somwar

August 17: Fourth Shravan Somwar

August 19: Shravan month closes

For what reason DO WE Observe SHRAAVANA?

As indicated by Hindu traditions, Sawan is the fifth month in the religion’s lunar schedule, which is devoted to Master Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Legend says that Ruler savored poison the Samudra Manthan, to spare the world.

Folklore says that Goddess Parvati banned the venom from entering his body, by holding his neck. Which is the reason his neck turned blue. His lovers hence offer him water from stream Ganga, to enable him to recuperate.

During the entire month, fans quick on Mondays. This is known as ‘Shravan Somvar Vrat’. They offer milk, water, and bilva leaves to Master Shiva and Goddess Parvati. A few people likewise quick on Tuesdays, which is known as the ‘Mangala Gauri Vrat’.

Different significant Hindu celebrations, for example, Naag Panchami, Krishna Janmashtami, Raksha Bandhan and Teej fall in the long stretch of Shraavana.

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