Sawan Shivratri (Masa Shivaratri Puja in Shravan Month) is the most auspicious day to perform Shiva Puja in Sawan month. In 2020, Sawan Shivratri date is July 18, Saturday, as per North Indian Hindi calendars. Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Shravan month is observed as Masa Shivaratri in Sawan maas.
As each day in this month is important to perform Shiva puja (especially in North India), sivratri day is even more auspicious. Shravan Shivaratri is on August 17, Monday, as per Marathi, Gujarati, Kannada & Telugu calendars.
Sawan Shivratri Puja Timings July 2020
Sawan Shivratri Puja Muhurat – 6.40 PM to 8.50 PM, 18 July 2020
Auspicious Time for Shiva Jalabhishekam on Sawan Shivaratri is – in the midnight – 11.53 to 12.10 hrs (11.53 PM on 18 July to 00.10 AM on 19 July.
Sawan Shivratri Puja Timings August 2020
Sawan Shivratri Puja Muhurat – 6.07 PM to 8.44 PM, 17 August 2020
Auspicious Time for Shiva Jalabhishekam on Sawan Shivaratri is – in the midnight – 11.48 hrs to 12.34 hrs.
It is believed that performing special puja on Masik Shivratri in August 2020 will fulfill all your wishes. The main ritual includes Shivlinga Abhishek with milk (Ksheera Abhishekam), curd (dadhi abhisheka), ghee, sugar, honey, and water (Jalabhisheka). Offer chandan, rice, flowers, fruits, etc. Please avoid putting turmeric on Shivling. For Pitru Shanti Puja, offer black til and perform aarti.
Millions of devotees throng the holy places like Varanasi Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Allahabad Prayag Sangam, Chardham Temples, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Baba Baidyanath Temple in Deoghar, etc., to perform Punya snan (ceremonial bath) and to offer special pujas to Lord Shiva.
Panchang, 18 July 2020
प्रमादीचा नाम संवत्सर, श्रावण मॉस, कृष्ण पक्ष, त्रयोदशी तिथि, मृगशीर्ष नक्षत्र, ध्रुवा योग, वणिज करण |
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:55 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:10
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)28:14 Chandrastama (Moonset)17:16
Paksha (Fortnight) Krishna Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Trayodashi – 24:40*
Nakshatra Mrigashirsha – 21:23
Yoga Dhruva – 23:08
Karana Vanija – 24:40*
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Sharvari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Pramadicha
Rahu Kalam: 09:14 – 10:53
Gulika Kalam: 05:55 – 07:34
Yama Gandam: 14:12 – 15:51
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Vrishabha – 09:00:50
Amrita Kalam 12:15 – 13:55
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:59
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 29:53* – 31:30*
Durmuhurthams: 06:48 – 07:41