What is Koti Somavaram?
Koti Somvaram is the most auspicious Monday in Karthigai month. Koti means ‘one crore’ and Somavaram means ‘Monday’. Which means this Monday is equivalent to one crore Mondays. Performing holy rituals on this day brings more blessings and benign results. Kartigai is a very auspicious month for Hindus. This month is special for Lord Shiva while certain days are special for Lord Vishnu. Many religious rituals like fasting, mantra chanting, temple visits and taking holy dips in sacred rivers are performed during this month.