Somvati Amavasya 2021: Somavati Amavasya has special significance in Hinduism. The Amavasya that falls on Monday is called Somavati Amavasya. This time Somavati Amavasya is falling on Monday, April 12. It is believed that bathing on this day, donating and doing charity is very fruitful.
Importance of bathing in holy rivers
Bathing in holy rivers on Somavati Amavasya is also considered to be of special importance. It is said that in the Mahabharata, Bhishma had explained to Yudhishthira the importance of this day and said that, on this day, a person bathing in the holy rivers will be prosperous, healthy and free from all sorrows. It is also believed that bathing brings peace to the souls of fathers. But due to coronavirus epidemic this year, it is not possible to bathe in rivers. In such a situation, bathing of Ganga water in the bath water before sunrise can be done at home.
Worship with this method
On the day of Somvati Amavasya, wake up early in the morning and take a bath and wear clean clothes.
After this, first offer arghya to the sun god.
– On this day worship the Peepal tree.
– Make donations as well.
After bathing on this day, the importance of Tulsi Puja along with Lord Shiva and Parvati has also been told.