Somvar vrat, practiced by Hindus is the 16 Monday , which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This fast is usually observed by girls and women on the prospects of getting a good husband, just like Lord Shiva and being blessed with a happy married life. The Solah Somvar Vrat is observed for 16 consecutive Mondays.
Somvar Vrat Katha
God Shiva and Parvati went to the city of Amravati and ceased by a delightful Shiva sanctuary. Unexpectedly, Lord Shiva was in a fun loving temperament. Thus discovering this, Parvati considered playing a bones amusement and the diversion began. In the interim, the sanctuary cleric seemed and on asking who would win, the minister unexpectedly addressed Lord Shiva would win it. Be that as it may, Parvati won and got irritated as the Brahman had lied. Parvati reviled him to be an untouchable. Inevitably, the Brahman turned into an outsider and began heading a hopeless life. At some point later, some fairy slid on earth and went by the priest on seeing his forsaken destiny. The Brahman portrayed the whole story to them.
One of the pixies asked the Brahman to take fasts on sixteen successive Mondays without a break and on the seventeenth Monday, prepare Prasad, or sacred sustenance, from flour, ghee and circulate it among the relatives. As clarified, the priest watched the fasts and incredibly, he was once more to his typical wellbeing once more. After at some point, Lord Shiva and Parvati went to the same sanctuary and were stunned to see a sound cleric. On enquiring, the priest presented the entire story. Energized, Parvati excessively considered taking the vrat and at the appropriate time course, got rejoined with his cherished child, Kartikeya. Additionally, other such occurrences started to happen in the wake of taking fasts on 16 successive Mondays.
The Solah Somvar Vrat can start in any month on the Shukla. On the other hand, enthusiasts lean toward fasting in Sharvan or Kartik month. Most lovers even decide on the Chaturmas period for taking this Solah Somvar Vrat. In spite of the fact that the vrat starts at day break and finishes at night a few adherents incline toward observing a 24-hour vrat while just devouring water or coconut. You can likewise have nuts, drain and foods grown from the ground amid the fasting day. On finishing 16 weeks, exceptional pujas, or petitions to God, are held in the honour of Lord Shiva.