Shivamuth Puja (Shravani Somvar Shiva Poojan)

Shivamuth Puja (Shravani Somvar Shiva Poojan) is observed on Mondays is Shravan Month in Goa and Maharashtra as per Konkan and Marathi calendars. On each Shravan Shivamuth Pooja, different types of pulses or lentils (dhanya) are used for Shiv Poojan. This year, there will be five Shravani Somvar vrat.

Shivamuth Puja is also referred to as Shiva Mushtika Vrata (Shiva Mushti Poojan) by devotees.

In 2016, Shivamuth Poojan dates are – August 8, August 15, August 22 and August 29.

Here is the list of Shravani Somvar date and the dhanya to be used for Shivamuth Poojan

8 August 2016 – Shivamuth Puja (Rice – Tandul)

15 August 2016 – Shivamuth Puja (Til – sesame)

22 August 2016 – Shivamuth Puja (Moong – Green gram)

29 August 2016 – Shivamuth Puja (Jawas – Flax seeds)

After marriage for five years ladies submit ‘Shivamuth’ on Shivling on every Monday in Shrawan. It is an ‘abhishek’, not with water or ‘panchamrut’ but with different pulses & cereals.

For each Monday a cereal is decided.

On first Monday in Shrawan ‘Shivamuth’ should be of rice.

On second Monday it is of sesame.

On third Monday green moong, fourth Monday it should be of jawas and the fifth Monday it will be Satu.

Ladies hold these cereals in closed hand forming a ‘muth’ (fist) and submit ‘abhishek’ of it on Shivling.

Shravani Somvar Vrat Vidhi

Importance of Shravani Somvar Vrat

Download Shravani Somvar Vrat Vidhi

Shivamuth Puja in 2015

17 August 2015 – Shivamuth Puja (Rice – Tandul)

24 August 2015 – Shivamuth Puja (Til – sesame)

31 August 2015 – Shivamuth Puja (Moong – Green gram)

7 September 2015 – Shivamuth Puja (Jawas – Flax seeds)

Shivamuth Puja in 2014

28 July 2014 – Shivamuth Puja (Rice – Tandul)

4 August 2014 – Shivamuth Puja (Til – sesame)

11 August 2014 – Shivamuth Puja (Moong – Green gram)

18 August 2014 – Shivamuth Puja (Jawas – Flax seeds)

25 August 2014 – Shivamuth Puja (Satu)

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