Somvati Panchami

Somvati Panchami is an auspicious date associated with Hindu religion and it occurs when Panchami or the fifth day of a fortnight in Hindu calendar falls on Monday. Somvati Panchami 2017 date is September 25. 

The day is considered highly auspicious to perform pujas and rituals for prosperity.

Some people observe a fast on the day for the well being of the family and for wish fulfillment.

Prayers on the day are mainly dedicated to Shiva, Ganesh and Nagas (serpent gods).