First Monday of Sawan 2021: Establish Parad Shivling to Get Rid of the Obstacles and Ill Fate
By: Future Point | 26-Jul-2021Views : 317
Usually, there are twelve or thirteen Shivaratri per year that fall on the day of Triyodashi before the full moon. It is considered a sacred day for Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Maha Shivaratri and Sawan Shivaratri are the most popular one. This festival signifies the devotion towards Shiva and Parvati.
Shivaratri, which falls in the month of saawan is known as saawan Shivratri. Sawan Shivratri is also known as the last day of the Kanwar Yatra, during the monsoon month of Shraawan (Jul-Aug). Hindu pilgrims travel through barefoot walk to Haridwar, Gaumukh & Gangotri in Uttarakhand; Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of Ganges River, Ganga Jal, to offer the same at their local Shiva temples (including Kashi Vishwanath, Baidyanath, Neelkanth and Devghar).
Shivratri is considered the most exhilarating day of Lord Shiva, the entire day is considered pious and people offer water throughout the day.
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Sawan Shivratri in the year 2021:
In the year 2021, the month of Sawan in North India is starting from Sunday, July 25 and the first fast of the Sawan month would be kept on July 26 which is the first Monday of the savan month. There are total 4 Mondays in the month of Sawan this year. It is considered really auspicious and beneficial to establish Parad(mercury) Shivling in your house on this day.
The month of Sawan is dedicated to Lord Shiva, this month is celebrated with great reverence by the followers of Hinduism. It is said that by worshiping Lord Shiva on the first Monday of Sawan, and establishing Parad Shivling in your home, you get desired success at your work place and get rid of any problem related to profession or business.
The worship and offering water or jal abhishek to Parad Shivling in the month of Sawan is of great importance. It has been narrated in our ancient scriptures that the great devotee Ravana too worshipped Lord Shiva to seek his blessings. Anyone who observe fasts and worship Lord Shiva through offering water to Parad Shivling in this month of Sawan, gets rid of all his troubles and happiness and prosperity prevail in his surroundings.
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Significance of Sawan Month
The month of Sawan is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is believed that through His worship, one may fulfill every desire in this month. It is a sacred month of Hindu Calendar and the religious significance lies in the fact that people abstain from alcohol and non vegetarian food in this month. In fact most of the outlets serving liquor and non vegetarian food are either closed or see very less footfall during this month.
Devotees observe fast for the whole month keeping restricted diet, worship, do charity and worship Lord Shiva. They spend time in revering and worshipping him with full devotion. Once you succeed to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva, there will be no more sorrow, trouble or sadness in life.
Worship of Lord Shiva is considered very fruitful. This month is a month of sacrifice of your favorite things too. People generally stay away from them for a month. At the end of the month of Sawan, the festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated which marks the bond of love between brothers and sisters.
In the month of Sawan, in many Shiva temples, people offer milk, Gangajal, bilvapatra, cannabis, dhatura flowers to the Shivling, and in many temples, aarti is performed with ashes.Devotees often do fast and offerings are observed in the night to Lingam.
Some people don’t eat anything but for the entire day during Sawan Shivaratri. While others follow restrict diet including fruits or Phalahaar. As per this tradition, people make offerings of the above prescribed items on Shivlingam during this day.
It is believed that those who complete these practices along with Jagrana are believed to be blessed with prosperity in life. Fasting and other religious practices bring good fate to them.
Importance of Parad Shivalinga
Since ancient times, it is believed that a Parad Shivling must be established in every house, by doing this one gets happiness, peace, good luck, security, good health, mental peace, wealth and fortune.
Parad is a kind of metal, called Mercury, it is a solid state of matter but is found in liquid form, Parad is also called Rasraj in other words. According to Shiva Purana, mercury metal is said to be the semen of Lord Shiva. Offering prayers and worshipping it bring the benefit equal to donating hundreds of cows and thousands of gold coins. Just by looking at it you earn the merit of chaardhaam yatra or travel to the four pilgrimages. Parad Shivling is made by purifying the mercury and giving it a solid form through a special process.
Install Parad Shivling and Seek The Blessings Of Lord Shiva
Benefits of establishing Parad Shivling
1- Get rid of the problem of employment
The person who worships Parad Shivling in this holy month of Sawan attracts fortune. After worshiping it, one gets freedom from the all the worries pertaining to employment, Lord Shiva himself paves our way, guides us in getting rid of the problem of employment. Worshiping Parad Shivling brings success in career and business.
If there are any kind of obstacles related to employment, then that too gets automatically eliminated by the effect of this worship. Growth in one’s career is eminent with the establishment of Parad Shivling.
2- It brings positivity in the house
The immense powers of Mahadev are contained in Parad Shivling, which spreads positive energy in your home. By coming in contact with this energy, the mind of the family members becomes pure and aggression in minds is reduced. There remains no dearth of money or resources.
If you are facing financial troubles or there are constant losses in the business, then this Shivling must be established in the vault of your house or temple on Monday in the month of Sawan. This will certainly help to eradicate these financial hurdles.
3- Get family happiness
The mere installation of Parad Shivling helps in getting rid of discord in the family if any. The person who is unsatisfied with his family life, is not happy with his married life, or there are differences in the relations of the family members, or a situation of separation is arising, then in order to avoid such problems and hurdles arising in your family happiness, one must worship Parad Shivling to regain the harmony in family relations. The establishment of Parad Shivlinga will certainly fill their hearts with love and warmth for each other in the family.
Monday's fast and date in Sawan
26 July 2021 - First Sawan Monday fast
August 2, 2021- Second Sawan Monday fast
9 August 2021- Third Sawan Monday fast
16 August 2021 - Fourth Sawan Somvar Vrat
22nd August 2021 is the end of Sawan month.
Talking about South India, there will be Sawan month from 9 August to 7 September and a total of 5 Sawan Monday fasts will be observed.
9 August 2021 - First Sawan Monday fast
16 August 2021 - Second Sawan Monday fast
23 August 2021 - Third Sawan Monday fast
30 August 2021 - Fourth Sawan Monday fast
6 September 2021 - Pancham Sawan Monday fast
7 September 2021 - Sawan month ends.