Shravan 2018: Devotees Queue Up Outside Shiva Temples, Check Images of First Sawan Somvar (Monday) of Holy Month
Shivalinga | First Monday or Pehla Somwar of Sharavan 2018 | File Image | (Photo Credits: ANI)

Mumbai, July 30: Today is the first Monday of Shravan or Sawan, known as the Pehla Somwar (First Monday) among devotees of Lord Shiva, the first Monday holds special significance for devotees. Considered as an auspicious and holy month, the first Monday of Shravan is marked with fasting among employees, who visit Shiva temples for Darshan.  Here are the Shravan 2018 Wishes: GIF Images, WhatsApp Messages & Facebook Greetings to Wish Happy Sawan on This Auspicious Hindu Month.

Devotees start visiting the temples early in the morning to start their day by taking the blessings of Lord Shiva. As mentioned earlier, the day is marked with fasting. Catch the Shravan 2018 Fasting Recipes: Enjoy Your Somvar Vrat With These Delectable Fast-Friendly Food & Recipes.

Know the Rules & How to Observe Fast, What to Eat While Fasting in the Holiest Hindu Maas (month). Pictures and visuals from across the country have been shared by news agency ANI. Check the visuals and videos from temples and of devotees waiting in queues to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva.

Catch the early morning prayers being held at Ujjain's Mahakal temple in Madhya Pradesh on the first Monday of Sawan month. Watch the video below:

Devotees offer prayers at Anandeshwar Temple in Kanpur on the first Monday of Sawan month. See the pictures below:

Devotees offer prayers at Gauri Shankar Temple in Delhi on the first Monday of Sawan month. Pictures below:

Devotees queue up outside Kashi Vishwanath Temple in holy city of Varanasi to offer prayers on the first Monday of Sawan month. See pictures below:

Devotees offer brooms at the Pataleshwar Temple on the first Monday of Sawan month. See the ANI tweet below for pictures and visuals:

Early morning prayers being held at Ujjain's Mahakal temple on the first Monday of Sawan month. See the pictures and images from Aarti below:

Being in a festive mood in Shravan 2018, Shiv bhakts look for devotional messages and greetings to wish their near ones through SMS, Facebook and other social media sites. Shravan (Sawan) Month 2018: Date Calendar, Significance, Shravan Somwar Fasting Schedule of The Holiest Hindu Maas.