Of the considerable number of months, Shravan Month Pooja (July-August) is viewed as generally propitious. It is the fifth month of sun powered year. When Sun enters the zodiac Leo, Shravan Maas is said to set in. According to lunar logbook, Shravan sets in on the New Moon Day.
On Full Moon Day (Punam or Purninma), the perfect atmosphere (sky) is under the heavenly sway of Shravan Nakshtra (one of twenty-seven Nakshatras). Accordingly, it is called Shravan. Every day amid this month is promising for revering Shambhu (Shiva). Petitions and Vedic customs are performed in Lord Shiva sanctuaries keeping in mind the end goal to satisfy Him. Shravan Maas is additionally a heavenly month loaded with different celebrations, for example, Naga-Panchami, Govatsa, Shravani Purnima, Vara Lakshmi Vrata, Rishi Panchami, Raksha Bandhan, Kalkyavatara and Putradaikadashi.
Since it is the most propitious period, one can exploit it by performing Shravan Maas Shiva Puja. Amid this month, the universe is super accused of Shiva tattvas (Shiva components) that refine the brain, the faculties, the body and the self (Soul) through the ceremonies committed to Lord Shiva. Following pujas can be performed under qualified Brahmins.
Essentialness of Shravan Month Pooja:
Enthusiasts watch stark nesses, fasts and supplications in this sacred month of Shravan. This is the time when Lord Shiva drank the toxic Halahala that radiated from Samudra Manthan between the Devas and Asuras for the mission of the Nectar (ambrosia). Amid the Manthan, the sea delivered bunches of assets, for example, gemstones, Goddesses wealth, cows, bows, the Moon, conch and so forth which were taken up by divine beings and evil spirits. Fourteen distinct pearls risen up out of the sea which had separated them. At the point when the Ocean created the deadliest toxic substance called Halahala, every one of them flinched back as it was excessively risky, making it impossible to demolish the universes. It was Shiva who chosen to drink it to spare the world. His passionate spouse saw him taking Halahala, she immediately held His throat with the goal that the toxic substance wouldn’t go down. Accordingly, His throat turned blue and He was called Neelkantha.
Profound Activities During Shravan
One must take part in reverential exercises, for example, venerate, Sadhanas, mediation or bhajans at home or in Shiva sanctuaries. One must visit Shiva sanctuaries amid this month.
Every day of this current month conveys profound importance:
Monday: is the day to adore Lord Shiva.
Tuesday: women adore Gauri for the better soundness of their family.
Wednesday: is committed to Vithala, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu or Krishna.
Thursdays: are for worshiping Buddha and Guru.
Friday: for worshiping Lakshmi and Tulsi.
Saturdays: are for Saturn (Shani Dev). Nowadays are otherwise called Shravan Saturdays or Sampat Sanivara (riches Saturdays) as one can petition God for acquiring riches.
Sundays: are for the Sun god. Sun love was basic practice in the Vedic period and it is taken after even at this point. Particularly in Shravan, each Sunday the Sun is adored.
Things to do in Shravan Month Pooja
Since Shravan Mass is profoundly propitious according to Vedas, you can take part in exercises that add to your dedication to Shiva.
Rudra Abhishek And Homa:
Rudra’ implies the person who is horrendously incensed, which is one of the perfect characteristics of Lord Shiva who shows it while playing out His vast move, Tandava for the obliteration of manifestations. Shiva, by the righteousness of this quality, is called Rudra. Abhishek implies a technique for adore offered to the Divine for purifying every one of the second thoughts, sins of the admirer.
Performing Shiva Abhishek incorporates the offerings of Panchamrit (blend of drain, nectar, sugar, ghee and curd, Ganga jal, ghee, Bael Patra (Bilva leaves), Dhatura and other holy things dear to Lord Shiva.
Rudra Abhishek and Homa sanitizes your psyche and body, offers peace, satisfies your cravings and illuminates your spirit.
You may serenade the accompanying Shiva Mantras utilizing a Rudraksha rosary or quietly at the top of the priority list. Droning might be done at determined time and with particular number of checks (108 times or products of it) in the morning or night, or you may do ajapa-japa, a noiseless redundancy of the mantra for the duration of the day.
“I am None other than Shiva who is the incomparable reality. Na-mama Ha, implies None other than”
tryambakaṃ yajāmahe sugandhiṃ pushtivardhanam ।
urvārukamiva bandhanān mrityormukshīya mā’mratāt ।।
“OM! We love the Three-peered toward Lord Who is fragrant and Who feeds and supports all creatures. As the matured cucumber (without the mediation of the plant specialist) is liberated from its subjugation (to the creeper), may He free us from death for everlasting status.”
Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe Mahadevaya Dhimahi
Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat॥
“OM! Give me a chance to reflect on the colossal Purusha, Oh, most prominent God, give me higher insightfulness, and let God Rudra light up my brain.”
Additionally, you can read stories of Lord Shiva, read the Shiva Purana and think about His heavenly frame. This is genuine Bhakti.
Fasting for Shiva on Mondays amid Shravan Month Pooja:
As indicated by Shiva Purana, the individuals who watch quick amid Shravan Maas have their wishes satisfied and are honored with the beauty of Shiva. Shravan Maas Somvar is imperative for the enthusiasts of Lord Shiva.
There are two routes in which quick can be watched and they are:
In this kind of fasting, a man does not eat anything for a whole day with the exception of drinking water. The quick is softened up the night after dusk and standard sustenance without onion and garlic is expended.
In a fractional quick one can eat products of the soil sustenance’s like sabudana and nuts in the day and eat one-time supper in the night.
The quick is broken after dusk, in spite of the fact that now and again it proceeds till following day. Aficionados offer their supplications to Lord Shiva and after that expend ordinary nourishment.
Another sort of fasting is that you can keep a maun vrat (Silence) on one entire day in this month and recall Shiva in your brain.
Advantages of Fasting on the Somvar (Monday) in Shravan Month Pooja:
- Lovers are honored with otherworldly ecstasy
- Enhances physical and emotional well-being
- Expands self-discipline and memory
- Ladies who quick on Shravan Mondays (Somvars) get their ideal spouse
- Fasting evacuates deterrents by removing cynicism
- Rudram Chamakam Yagna Pooja
Shri Rudram is one of the most established names of Lord Shiva. Through the droning of Sri Rudram, Lord Shiva’s different traits and viewpoints are summoned and venerated. By the influence of Shri Rudram debilitated turn out to be well, the unmarried locate the perfect mates, obligations are evacuated, riches and influence are showered and every one of the ills are kept under control. The Vedic song that lauds Lord Rudra is known as the Rudra Prashna. Rudra Prashna is additionally called the Rudradhyaya, the Shatharudriyam or Sri Rudram. This Sri Rudram is found in the mid bit of the Taittiriya Krishna Yajur Veda. Namakam actually implies the song which is made of Namaha. Namaha in Sanskrit has two implications. One is Salutations and the other is not mine. Each time when you express the word Namaha, really the examples and karmas get disconnected from you and dispose of the spell of examples and karmas. It is said that droning of Sri Rudram is an immediate approach to Enlightenment.
Advantages of this Shravan Month Pooja:
- Divine effortlessness and favors of Lord Shiva
- Evacuation of malefic impacts of different Planets
- Well being, riches and success
- Accomplishment in vocation, occupation, business and connections help
- Assurance against different sicknesses and illnesses
- Profound enlistment