Maha Shivratri 2021

MAHA SHIVRATRI 2021 Lord Shiva, deities of the Hindu Trinity, is understood by many other names like Baba Bholenath, Shiv Ji, Rudra, Shiv Shankar, Neel Kanth, and Kalyankari. Lord Shiva is the most popular out of all Hindu deities. He is the king of all Lords even demons worshipped him. The most common example is Ravana- the king of Lanka. All over the world, the followers of Hinduism worship God Shiva. The procedure of worshipping Lord Shiva is simple. He is known for his simplicity that�s why he is called Bhole Baba. He gets pleased easily. One need not go into complex details while worshipping him. One just needs to pour water or milk on the �Ling�, place some bel leaves, and sing bhajan all night in the name of the Supreme god. He gets happy with this. Best astrologers in India are there to help you guide with various rituals. Customs and Rituals: - Every week on Monday Lord Shiva is worshipped. The most auspicious day for worshipping falls on the 13th night and 14th day of every month. The most important day for worshipping him occurs during Shivratri. It falls twice a year- one in the month of Shravan and the other in the month of Phalgun. In the month of Phalgun, Shivratri is known as Maha Shivratri. This day signifies the wedding day of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. This is commemorated on the fourth day of Krishna Paksha. It is believed that on this day Lord Shiva performed his famous dance- Tandav Nritya, of the primal creation, preservation, and destruction. Shiva also manifested in the form �Ling� on this day. Devotees go to the holy river Ganges to collect the holy water and then return barefoot to their village. Devotees worship the �Ling� with the holy water on the day of Maha Shivratri. Unmarried women consider this day very auspicious. They fast on Maha Shivratri and wish for their future husband to be just like Lord Shiva. On this day, married women used to pray for the long life of their husbands. Consult online astrologers to find out more about the festival. Maha Shivratri Muhurat 2021 11th March (Thursday) Nishita Kaal Puja Time- 24:06 to 24:55 Maha Shivratri Time- 06:38 to 15:01(12th March) Chaturdashi Tithi Begins- 14:39(11th March)