1st Week- Karthigai Somavaram 2017 Festival – Highgatehill Murugan Temple, London – 20-11-2017
TAGS: Karthigai Somavaram

Karma Clearing Mondays of Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva’s energy is abundantly available during the Tamil month of Karthigai (mid–November to mid–December). According to the scriptures, in ancient times, Lord Shiva revealed himself in the form of infinite fire during this sacred month. Planet Moon (known as Soma in Sanskrit) who rules Monday has a special connection with Shiva, who is also known as Someshwara (the one who wears the crescent Moon on his matted hair). Mondays are always very auspicious for Lord Shiva, and Karthigai Somavaram refers to the four most special Mondays of the year that fall in the month of Karthigai.

Shiva Bestows Health and Prosperity

According to sacred Puranas, planet Moon was cursed by King Daksha to wane as he did not treat his 27 wives (Daksha’s daughters) equally. As his form and light started to wane, the Moon went into meditation calling upon the blessings of Lord Shiva….(Read Moor)