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About It

Amavsya or new moon’s day or no moon’s day falling on Monday of Somvar is called Somavati Amavasya.According to Shanti Parva of Mahabharata that who take dip in the sacred rivers and tanks on this day begets prosperity and becomes free of disease, grieves and sorrows. It is also believed that a holy dip in the rivers on this occasion also provides peace to the soul of one’s ancestor. So on this day the tirthas located on the banks of Saraswati and its tributaries in the holy land of Kurukshetra are visited by thousands of devout for observing different rituals . It is believed that all the Tirthas assembles in the Sannehit   Sarovar on this occasion.One can see congregration of a large crowd of pilgrims on the banks of Barahmsarovra and Sannehit   saraover of Kurukshetra and sacred tanks of Ram Rai and Pandupindara in District Jind of Haryana. A holy dip in the sacred tanks of kurukshetra on this occasion is considered highly meritorious since time immemorial. According to the Shastras, observing   silence or maun on this day is considred highly meritorious since time immemorial.

Forthcoming Somavati Amavasya

  • 18-12-2017
  • 04-02-2019
  • 28-10-2019
  • 21-08-2017
  • 16-04-2018
  • 03-06-2019