1 August 2016 is 2nd Shravan Somvar in North Indian Hindi calendars and it is on 15 August 2016 as per Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu and Kannada calendars.
1 August falls on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Shravan Month in Purnimant calendars whereas it is Ashada Krishna Ekadashi in Amavasyant calendars.
In North Indian calendars, Shravan Month begins on July 20 and ends on and ends on August 18.
As per Telugu, Kannada, Marathi & Gujarati calendars, Shravan Maas 2016 begins on 3 August and ends on 1 September.
Benefits of worshipping Lord Shiva on 2nd Shravana Somavaram…
1. Shatru Naashan (destruction of enemies)
2. Courage and willpower to face any sort of challenges.
3. Success in legal cases.
4. Akala Mrityu Nivarana (Ruling out the untimely death)
5. Health of children
6. Avoiding of Ill-health