Somvati Amavasi, or Somavati Amavasya, is the no moon day that falls on a Monday or Somvar. Somvati Amavasya March 2013 date is March 11. Tithi time is from sunrise on March 11 to 01:20 AM on the next day. Monday is considered to be the day to worship Shiva as per Hindu Astrology. The day is doubly auspicious as it is the day after the Mahashivratri in 2013.
Amavas falling on Monday is considered one of the auspicious days to propitiate Shiva.
What to do on Somvati Amavasya?
Offer prayers to Ganesha and Shiva.
Do Annadanam or food donation to poor children and elderly.
Somvar Vrat – fasting dedicated to Somvar. One meal without salt or opt for fruit diet. Fast is from
Sunrise to sunset. It is believed that
by observing Somvar Vrat one will get good life partner.