Shravana month is dedicated to worshipping Lord Shiva.

Sawan or Shravana is the fifth month of the Hindu solar calendar. This month is devoted to worshipping Lord Shiva. It is believed that those who worship Lord Shiva during this month are bestowed with success, happiness and prosperity.

The Mondays (Somwars) of this month are called Shravan Somwar or Sawan Somwar and have special significance.

Start Date

This year, the month of Sawan starts from Sunday, 4 July 2023 and will end on Sunday, August 31, 2023.

During this month devotees usually bath, visit the temple and perform puja Worshippers chant prayers including Maha Mrutyunjay mantra and Om Namah Shivaya.

Kanwar Yatra (pilgrimage) to Haridwar also takes place during this period, which the devotees carry out every year. They take a holy dip in the river Ganga.


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