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Why Sharvan Month is the Holiest Month ?


The Shravan month is brimming with festival days:

1.Naga Panchami ,
2.Kalkayavatara,
3.Putradaikadashi,
4.Hindola,
5.Narali Purnima,
6.Shravani Purnima,
7.Raksha Bandhan, (August 10) ,
8. Vara Lakshmi Vrata,
9.Sitala Saptami,
10.Krishna Janmasthmi ,
11.Ajaikadasi
and 12.Teej.
Throughout Shravan, wedded ladies visit their guardians’ home, celebrate Teej there and come back to their homes in time for Raksha Bandhan.

Teej is a green celebration that commends the downpour. Ladies and young ladies spruce up in conventional garments and improve their hands with mehendi or henna. Playing on the swing outside is a typical movement throughout in the not so distant future. Extraordinary sweetmeats are ready and consumed.

There are three sorts of Teej. In Hariyali Teej, ladies wear green garments and offer requests to God to the moon and to Radha and Krishna. At that point comes Kajari Teej which is commended in the Krishna Paksha or dim a large portion of the month. Ladies sing reverential melodies and assemble close to a Neem tree and offer requests to God. Hartalika Teej is commended in excess of three days. On the second day, ladies keep a nirjal or no-water quick, appealing to God for the long life and thriving of their mates.

Naag-Panchami which falls on the fifth day of Shravan and is held to pay tribute to Nagas or snakes. Gujarat this day indicates the reappearance of Krishna from the Yamuna River in the wake of beating the snake Kaliya. Master Krishna herders commended the Naga panchmi day by treating Kaliya with milk as an appreciation for not hurting their adored Krishna. There is much legends regarding snake clique.

Rishi Panchmi saw upon the arrival of Shravan full moon, stars other than the planets are venerated. In Vedic times it was accepted that the spirits of certain left incredible sages of the earth were accepted to possess certain stars, the most popular being the heavenly body Ursa Major i.e.the seven brightest stars of the north (The Great Bear). Later, the diviners got related to the stars they occupied. The seven loved on Rishi Fifth are – Kasyapa, Atri, Bharadvaja, Visvamitra, Gautama, Jamadagni and Vashishta.

Each Day is Special in Sharvan Month


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Monday, additionally called Shravani Somvar, is committed to Lord Shiva (शिव). A dharanatra or compartment with a small gap in its base and loaded with water or milk is hung over the shivalingam, the fluid dribbling over the god as advertising. Bael (Aegle marmelos) or wood fruit leaves and blossoms are offered while droning the Shiva mantra. Aficionados quick until dusk. Performing this custom is comparable to summoning Neelakantha the entire year round. Unmarried young ladies who perform this are accepted to discover a suitable companion soon.

Tuesdays are committed to the goddess Gauri. Goddess Gauri is conjured for the family’s great wellbeing.

Wednesdays are committed to Vitthal or Lord Vishnu (विष्णु)

Thursdays are held for the Buddha and Guru.

Fridays are committed to love Goddess Laxmi (लक्ष्मी) and Tulsi. The whole month is devoted to Vishnu and Lakshmi.

Saturdays are committed to Shani Deva (शनि) or Saturn; the day is otherwise called Sampat Shanivar or day of riches.

Sundays are  are reserved for thanking the Lord Sun