Give a brief explanation of the significance of Sawan and its celebrations:
You can describe Sawan, a significant month in the Hindu calendar that normally falls in July or August, in this section. It has enormous significance since it is said to be a period of spiritual development and dedication, especially for followers of Lord Shiva. The Sawan Embrace the Blissful Festivities celebrations honour the relationship with the divine and provide people a chance to ask for favours and experience spiritual development.
Starting from July 4, Baba Vishwanath Nagar will echo with the laughter of Bol-Bam. The ceremony of gathering of Kanwariyas and Shiva devotees from the entire country including Purvanchal will be held for the Jalabhishek of Baba Vishwanath. Blessings will be showered on the devotees of Shiva through this great combination of Adhimas.
This time Gauri’s blessings will also shower on the devotees of Shiva in Sawan. Mangala Gauri will see the devotees on the first day of the two months of Sawan by observing fast. Devotees will observe fast for eight Mondays, nine Mangala Gauri and four Ekadashi. Final touches are being given to the preparations for Sawan, which will run from July 4 to August 31. From Srikashi Vishwanath Temple to the pagodas of the city, there will be a procession of Shiva devotees. This wonderful combination of Sawan and Adhimas will shower blessings on the devotees of Shiva.
After 19 years, due to Adhimasa, a great combination of 59 days is being formed. Devotees will meet in Sarvartha Siddhi Yoga for eight Mondays to perform Shiva Puja, fasting and Jalabhishek. With this, Chaturmas will be of five months instead of four months. Along with Shiva, devotees will also be blessed by Shakti and Lord Vishnu.
Bhar Sawan Baba Vishwanath’s Table Darshan
From July 4, Baba Vishwanath Nagar will echo with the laughter of Bol-Bam. The ceremony of gathering of Kanwariyas and Shiva devotees from the entire country including Purvanchal will be held for the Jalabhishek of Baba Vishwanath. Devotees will get tableo darshan at Shrikashi Vishwanath Dham in Sawan.
Can create a new record in Baba’s Dham
VIP Darshan and Sugam Darshan will be banned on all Mondays of Sawan. There is also hope of creating a new record in respect of devotees who visit Baba’s Dham. In the last, where the number of devotees had reached one crore. This time the estimated count of this figure will be more than double. Seeing the crowd of devotees, the temple administration is busy in its preparations. Special arrangements are being made for crowd management.
Whereas, devotees from all over Purvanchal gather at Srimarkandeya Mahadev Temple, Kaithi for Jalabhishek. On the Monday of Sawan, three to four lakh devotees come here to perform Jalabhishek. Final touches are being given to the preparations in the temple. Preparations for Sawan are going on at full speed in the Shiva temples of the city including Shrikashi Vishwanath Temple Bhu, Jageshwar Mahadev, Tilbhandeshwar, Kardemeshwar, Gauri Kedareshwar, Shultankeshwar, Rameshwar, Lonmukteshwar.
Adhimas will start from 18th July
President of Srikashi Vishwanath Temple Trust, Professor Nagendra Pandey told that the month of Sawan is starting from 4th July. Due to Adhimas, this time it will remain for two months. Sawan will end on 31 August. In 2004, such a coincidence happened 19 years ago as well. Adhimas will start on 18th July and will continue till 16th August.
Preparations are being made for crowd management in the temple. Compared to last year, this time the number of devotees is expected to be more than double. According to this preparations are being finalized.