Chaturmasya : Shakavratha – 27Jul to 25Aug14

Hare Srinivasa, 

The auspicious Chaturmasa is starting today and we are in the 1st month of the four months, which is known as the Shakavratha. This Vratha needs to be observed from Ashada Shudda Ekadashi to Shravana Shudda Dashami.

Sankalpa Mantra:

shaakavRataM mayaadEva gRuhItaM puratastava |

nirviGnaM siddhimaayaatu prasaadaat tava kEshava ||

During this period, we need to avoid the following items:

Vegetables to be avoided – Plant based food – All Vegetables, Fruits, plant leaves, stems, branches, etc to be avoided. Dry Chillies, Green Chillies not to be used. 

We can take all types of Dalls, (G.dall after Teekarayara Panchami), Mango fruit, Jeera, Pepper, Milk, Curds, Ghee, Honey.

Mustard not permitted (For Rayara Mutt Mustard is permitted – as sampradaya)


|| Sri Krishnarpanamastu ||



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