Somnath Events & Festivals
In Somnath organizes many colourful festivals like Maha Shivaratri, Kartik Purnima,Navratri,Holi,and Diwali.
Kartik Poornima: Kartik Poornima comes in the month of November/December is also a major festival celebrated in Somnath. Kartika Purnima celebrates the power of Lord Shiva; it is held that Lord Shiva killed the devil Tripusara on this day so Shiv temples are packed with devotees to celebrate the event. In Hindu calendar, Kartika month of October-November is be the holiest month of the year. Kartika Purnima comes at end of the Hindu month of Kartik and coincides the complete moon day. This day of Kartika Purnima also called the festival of Dev Diwali.
Diwali: Diwali is the most important festival celebrated by Hindus. It is also known as Festival of Lights or Dipavali. This festival is come in the month of October or November. Diwali in Somnath is famous with pomp & show.
Maha Shivratri: Lord Shiva, the town celebrates Maha Shivratri with much show and self-confidence. The festivities are attended by the millions of devotees in the March month. Shivratri Festival is much awaited by Hindu women. On Shivaratri, married and unmarried women do puja with immense trust for the good of their family lives. While Lord Shiva is observed as an ascetic God, Maha Shivratri is popular with hermit. Thandai, a drink made with bhang, almonds, and milk. It is basically drunk by the religious on the day.