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Which Hindu God is worshipped on Monday?

A particular day in a week is dedicated to a Hindu God as per Hindu tradition. So which is the Hindu God worshipped on Monday? Monday in Hinduism is generally dedicated to Shiva. People visit temples dedicated to Shiva and also observe Monday fasting . Some people observe Solah Somvar Vrat or fasting for sixteen Mondays. In Hinduism, Monday is primarily dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. Devotees observe fasts and perform various rituals to honor and seek blessings from Lord Shiva on this day. The day is known as "Somvar" (derived from "Som," another name for the Moon, which is associated with Lord Shiva). It is believed that worshiping Lord Shiva on Mondays brings peace, prosperity, and the fulfillment of wishes. Additionally, some devotees also worship Goddess Parvati, Lord Shiva's consort, on this day.  People offer water, honey, milk etc to Shivling on the day. But the best offering on the day is feeding hungry children and elderly people. The money

Book – A Southern Music – The Karnatik Story

A Southern Music – The Karnatik Story is written by T.M. Krishna and is published by Harper Collins. The book explores the world of Carnatic music. The Hindu Business Line reports  “It is the greatest book on any subject I have read,” said Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen launching A Southern Music: The Karnatik Story, a book by T. M. Krishna, a renowned Carnatic vocalist. Heaping wholesome praise on Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna’s book A Southern Music – The Karnatik Story, which he launched, Professor Sen said it was one of the best books he had read. “What you get from the book is the deeper sense of experience, a better understanding, context and, of course, a kind of commanding view of the history of the discipline,” he said. The book, he added, also dealt with contemporary event in music and its impact. A Southern Music – The Karnatik Story Author - T.M. Krishna Published by Harper Collins Cover Price – 699/- Number of pages - 350 pages