Shivamuth Puja with Til (Sesame seeds) will be performed on the Second Shravani Somvar Vrat. In 2018, Shivamuth Puja with Til date is August 20.
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.
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.
दूसरे सोमवार को- सफेद तिल्ली एक मुट्ठी चढ़ाई जाती है।
Benefits of worshipping Lord Shiva on 2nd Shravani Somvar – Shivamuth Puja with Til
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