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Sawan 2022:History and Significance of Sawan Month

Indian Express | 12/07/2022 05:48 PM | Click to read full article

The first showers of the monsoon season mark the beginning of the month of Sawan as well as Chaturmas. As per Hindu traditions, this time is considered to be one of the holiest months of the year.  

Sawan, also known as Shravan, falls in the fifth month of the Hindu lunar calendar. This auspicious month is devoted to worshipping Lord Shiva.