Every Tuesday that falls in the month of Shravana, i.e., mid-July to mid-August, is considered very auspicious to offer prayers to MangalaMangala
The planet Mars, for Hindus, is also a reference to God named Mangala... Gauri, another manifestation of ParvatiParvati
After the death of Shiva's first love Sati, Shiva.... The fasts kept on these days are also known as Sri Mangala Gowri Vratham, especially in Andhra Pradesh.
There was a merchant named Dharampal who lived with his wife. They were wealthy and had no shortage of anything except they were childless. Dharampal was a staunch devotee of ShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ... and prayed to him for a son. Shiva blessed the couple with a boy but he was destined to die at the age of 16. Years passed and before he turned 16, he was married to a girl whose mother always observed the fast of Mangala Gauri. Thus she was blessed with a daughter who was not to face widowhood. The blessings and boons of this fast saved Dharanpal’s son and the couple lived a long married and happy life.
How to Observe the Fast
Gauri is another form of Parvati who is known for her fair skin and radiance. She is a gentle goddess who is kindhearted and nurturing... Vrat is observed only by women. It can be done for 16 to 20 Tuesdays, starting from the first one in the month of Shravana. One should take bath early in the morning and dress up in their traditional outfits and ornamented with jewelry symbolizing their marital status. They should then start the praying ritual by placing a red or green cloth on the sacred place where one has to perform the ritual. Devotees make Navagrahas They are the nine celestial bodies, corresponding to one of the deities in Hinduismusing rice, on the floor. An idol of GaneshaGanesha
The guardian deity of Hindus, also known as the Ganapati (The God of all groups) is the son of Lord Shiva ... is also placed along with the idol of Gauri. She is offered sixteen types of fruits and flowers along with mirror, comb, bangles, vermillion and water.
Mantras like “Mama Putra Poutra Sowbhagya Vruddhyarthe, Shri Mangala Gauri Preetyartham, Panchavarsha Paryantam Mangala Gowri Vratham Aham Karishye” or “Kumkumagaru Lipthangaam Sarvabharana Bhushithaam Neelakanta Priyaam Gaureem Vandeham Mangalaahvaayaam” can be recited throughout the day.
After the last Tuesday of Shravan month, the idol is immersed in water. The distribution of Prasad It is the sacred food that is distributed after an auspicious event or day after offering it to the Godsalso takes place. Women also perform charity and donate sweets, fruits and clothes in a bamboo basket to a Brahmin. The conventional Hindu caste system divided society into four sects and Brahmin was known as the learned class who gained the knowledge of sacred texts written on Hinduism Daughter-in-laws then take the blessing of their mother-in-laws. After observing the fast for the complete day, only vegetarian food should be consumed for the whole month.
Benefits of Observing the Fast
The married women observe this fast to have a healthy and long relationship with their partners. The newly married women keep this fast to attain conjugal bliss. The newlyweds can gain happiness, prosperity and life-long companionship if the fast is observed for first five years of marriage. Women who may have had bad experience in their marriages can also follow the above mentioned rituals to attain happiness and peace in their marriage.
The other benefits include protection from blood related diseases, eradication of loans and winning over enemies.
Dates to Observe Fasts
There are two units of Hindu calendar i.e., the Amavasyant Lunar calendar which is followed by the people of Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, and Purnimant calendar which is followed by the people of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar and Gujarat. The Amavasyant month ends on a no moon day and the Purnimant month ends on a full moon day.
According to Amavasyant calendar, Shravan month starts on 15th August 2015 and ends on 13th September 2015. 18th August 2015, 25th August 2015, 01st September 2015 and 08th September 2015 are the consecutive Tuesdays that fall in this period.
According to Purnimant calendar, Shravan month begins on 01st August 2015 and ends on 29th August 2015. 04th August 2015, 11th August 2015, 18th August 2015 and 25th August 2015 are the consecutive Tuesdays that fall in this period.