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Somavar Vrat :
While doing the Somavar Vrat You have to fast till evening and do Puja. You should not eat onions, garlic, nonveg etc. Read the Somavar Vrat katha.
Rituals to be followed for the Monday fast :
The Monday fast is upto the third phase. During the fast phalahar (fasting food) can be eaten. There is no hard and fast rule except that there should be only one meal eaten on that day and worship or puja of Shiva and Parvati is to be done.
There are three types of Monday fast.
Simple every Monday fast.
Somvar pradosh fast
16 weeks Monday fast.
The rituals are same for all the three fasting. After doing the Shiva puja the story must be read or heard.
Solah Somvar Vrat :
This fast series is done to please Lord Shiv, the naïve God who is so easy to please. One begins the fast on a Monday of the bright fortnight of any month. Many people observe this serial fast during the Chatur Maas (The four holy months from June/July to October/November). On the 17th Monday, Udyapan or thanksgiving to Lord Shiv is done.
The person who observes the fast should do Shiv-Parvati Pooja after having a bath, the person should then read the “Solah Somvar Katha” and fast till sunset. During the fast hours, the person may have some fruits, nuts and milk. He/She can have one meal at sunset.
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If you are doing Solah Somvar Vrat you have to do the Udyapan after 16 weeks.
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