Monday fasts or Solah Somvar vrats are kept for 16 consecutive Mondays. These fasts are dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Somvar or Monday Vrat is one of the prominently known fasting practices observed in the Hinduism. Somar vrat is dedicated to worshipping and propitiating Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati. All Mondays are devoted to the worship of Shiva as this day is sacred to Lord Shiva.