Shravan Purnima 2020: Probably the most auspicious days within the Hindu calendar, Shravan or Sawan Purnima, is being noticed by devotees of Lord Shiva at present. This 12 months Shravan Purnima assumes much more significance because it coincides with Sawan Somwar – a day devoted to Shiva. Sawan Somwar is noticed on each Monday within the month of Sawan, which corresponds to July-August.
On Shravan Purnima, a key puja is carried out on the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir. This 12 months Amarnath Yatra was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic however all rituals had been held on the shrine. The standard ‘Pratham Pooja’ or the primary prayer was executed in early June when the annual pilgrimage to the shrine of Amarnath begins. Shravan Purnima marks the tip of the puja.
Mahant Deependra Giri, the custodian of the holy mace of Lord Shiva, together with few others travelled from Srinagar to Amarnath shrine on Monday by a helicopter. Only some individuals had been allowed to accompany the Mahant attributable to COVID-19 restrictions.
“Chhari-Mubarak (holy mace) Swami Amarnath Ji – one depicting Lord Shiva and one other Shakti Goddess Parvati Ji – led by Mahant Deependra Giri was carried to holy the shrine from Dashnami Akhara (in Srinagar) on August Three by air,” information company ANI quoted a press launch from Amarnath shrine authorities.
The rituals are carried out whereas Vedic hymns are chanted throughout the puja on the holy shrine. Based on scriptures, Lord Shiva recounted the ‘Amar Katha’ (the story of immortality) to Goddess Parvat at the moment.
On Shravan Purnima devotees observe a particular quick and provide prayers at Shiva temples. Sawan is critical not just for festivals, however for farmers in addition to the month begins with the primary showers of the monsoon season. The month additionally marks the start of the Chaturmas or the 4 holy months of the Hindu calendar. Throughout these months a lot of the vital festivals like Teej, Raksha Bandhan, Navratri and Diwali happen. This 12 months Sawan started on July 6 and ends on August 3, with Shravan Purnima.