Shravan Sankranti 2012, 16 July|
Sankranti 16 july 2012 In 2012, Sankranti will begin on Monday, Sun will enter in Cancer sign at 09:35 am in Leo ascendant, Mrigshira Nakshatra, Tryodashi Tithi on Monday, 16 July 2012 on Shravan Sankranti. The Punya Kaal of this Sankranti will remain till 15:59 in the evening.
Shiv Pooja Importance in Shravan Month
In Shravan month, worshipping Lord Shiva increases the auspiciousness of good results. During this month, Shiv Maha Puran and Shiv Stotras should be read daily and then worship the Shiv linga ritually from milk, Ganga jal, Bel Patra, fruits, etc.
Additionally, worshipping Lord Shiva along with chanting the mantra “Om Namah Shivay” is considered auspicious. Observing Mangala Gauri fast and worshipping ritually on every Tuesday of this month makes the fortune more favourable for the marriage and child of a woman.