Today, 9 July 2012 Shravan Somvar vrat begins in North India. Shravan Somvar Shiva Puja has begun today as per North Indian Hindi calendars. As ‘Shivalinga Jalabhishek’ (offering of holy waters of Ganga) is the main ritual of Shravan Somvar vrat (Mondays in Shravan month), Shiva temples will become busiest places on this day.
Shravani Mela in Deoghar Baba Baidyanath Dham, Haridwar, Varanasi Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Rishikesh, and Prayag Sangam attract lakhs of devotees on Shravan Somvar. Read this article to know more about Shravan Somvar Vrat.