New Delhi: Monday is the day of Swami Chandra Dev. Chandra Dev is the son of Maharishi Atri and Anusuya. Chandra Dev is married to twenty-seven daughters of King Daksha. Which are known as twenty-seven constellations. According to astrology, the Moon is the lord of Cancer. Whose Mahadasha is ten years old. Moon occupies the second position in the Navagrahas. When the Moon is weak in the horoscope, the person has to suffer mental distress.
Worshipping Lord Shiva on Monday is considered extremely auspicious. Lord Shiva has placed Chandra Dev on his forehead. It is a happy coincidence that the best Shravan month of worship of Lord Shiva in 2020 is starting from Monday. Rudraabhisheka of Lord Shiva fulfils all desires on Monday.
How to keep Monday fast
The fast of Monday should start from the first Monday of the bright fortnight of Shravan, Vaishakh, Kartik, Chaitra and Margashirsha etc. This fast should start with a pledge to fast sixteen Mondays. For fasting on Monday, one should wake up in the morning on Monday and put black sesame in water and take a bath. After bathing, worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati with white flowers, white sandalwood, panchamrit, rice, betel nut, Bel Patra, etc. while chanting the mantra ‘ॐ सों सोमाय नम:’. After worshipping, chant at least three or eleven garlands of the mantra ‘ॐ सों सोमाय नम:’. Always chant the mantra of Shiva with the rosary of Rudraksha. Do not consume salt on Monday fast. The fast should be used only in the months of Shravan, Vaishakh, Kartik, Chaitra and Margashirsha etc.
The result of Monday fast
Fasting on Monday gives special blessings to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and Chandra Dev. Peace, wealth and son’s happiness are attained through this fast.
Prayer Mantra of Chandra Dev-
रोहिणीशः सुधामूर्तिः सुधागात्रो सुधाशनः।
विषम स्थान संभूतां पीड़ा दहतु में विधुः।।
Chanting of this mantra is pleased soon and by his grace, all desires are fulfilled.
Chanting mantra of Chandra Dev-
ॐ श्रां श्रीं श्रौं सः चंद्रमसे नमः
Chanting number – 11,000
Donation of the lunar eclipse achieve the auspiciousness of the moon, donate white clothes, rice, barfi, kheer, milk, curd, silver etc. on Monday.
- On Monday, for the peace of the lunar planet, mix raw milk and water and recite the chanting mantra on the peepal.
To achieve success on Monday, a person should travel in the west, south and Vyvyan (north-west) direction.
- For peace of lunar planet, Havana should be done by the help of Palash.