Shivanga for Men

Upcoming Shivanga Initiation and Culmination 2018

Mar 01, Thu Apr 14, Sat Apr 15, Sun
Mar 31, Sat May 13, Sun May 14, Mon
Apr 29, Sun
(Chitra Pournami)
Jun 12, Tue Jun 13, Wed
May 29, Tue (Buddha Purnima) Jul 11, Wed Jul 12, Thu
Jun 27, Wed Aug 9, Thu Aug 10, Thu
(Adi Amavasya)
Jul 27, Fri (Gurupurnima) Sep 08, Sat Sep 09, Sun
Aug 26, Sun Oct 07, Sun Oct 08, Mon (Mahalaya Amavasya)
Sep 24, Mon Nov 05, Mon Nov 06, Tue (Deepavali)
Oct 24, Wed Dec 05, Wed Dec 06, Thu
Nov 22, Thu January 2019 January 2019
Dec 22, Sat February 2019 February 2019


Sadhana Guidelines for Men:

  • The sadhana begins on Pournami and ends on Shivarathri, 42 days later.
  • Shivangas will be initiated into the Shivanamaskar practice and the appropriate mantras.
  • Shivanamaskaram should be done with devotion 21 times a day, either before sunrise or after sunset on an empty stomach.
  • It is mandatory for the Shivangas to be at the Dhayanalinga in Coimbatore on Shivarathri.
  • Shower/bath should be taken twice a day. Herbal bathing powder (snanam podi) can be used instead of soap.
  • Biksha must be received from at least 21 people.
  • During the period of the vrata, smoking, consuming alcohol and eating non-vegetarian food are not allowed.
  • Only 2 meals can be had during the day. The first meal should be after 12 noon.
  • Whites or light color clothing can be worn during the Sadhana period.

Shivanga for Men

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