Sudarsan Pattnaik pays sand art tribute to Lord Shiva on first Monday of Sawan

Lord shiva sand art

New Delhi, July 30: The auspicious month of Shravan or Sawan has begun and devotees across the country are engaged in offering prayers and seeking the blessings of Lord Shiva.

The pious month falls during July-August, as per Gregorian calendar and is considered to be extremely auspicious where devotees pray to Lord Shiva and his consort Mata Parvati.

Today, July 30 marks the first Monday of Shravan and it holds greater significance for the devotees who observe fast (vrat) during the entire month of Sawan.

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik took to Twitter and shared his sand art tribute to Lord Shiva. He wrote: “May #LordShiva help all of us reach the ultimate. Today is #FirstMondayOfShravan, My SandArt at Bhubaneswar airport with message Omm Namah Shivaya.”

Sawan’s Monday is considered as most auspicious day as it is believed that worshipping Lord Shiva is 108 times more powerful than worshipping during other days.

Have a glimpse of first Monday of ‘Sawan’ across the country:

During the month of Sawan, several devotees set out on a yatra by foot, popularly known as ‘Kanwar Yatra’.

Om Namah Shivay!!


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