Shravan 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art – a tribute to Lord Shiva

The month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar is extremely auspicious.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Jul 17, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
Shravan 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art – a tribute to Lord Shiva
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Mumbai: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik took to Twitter Monday morning to share photographs of a couple of his creations on the occasion of the second Somwar or Monday in the Hindu holy month of Shravan.

The month of Shravan according to the Hindu calendar is extremely auspicious. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, devotees observe fast, offer prayers and take part in charitable events to reach out to the poor and needy.

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The month of Shravan began last week according to the Purnimant calendar followed in North India while devotees in South India will start celebrations on July 23 based on the Amavasyant calendar.