Maha Shivratri 2009

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Monday, February 2, 2009

Maha Shivratri Bannner

When is Shivratri?
This year Maha Shivratri will be on 23rd February (Monday) 2009.

Shivratri is one of the most religious festival of Hindus. Shivratri is basically known as Maha Shivaratri, which generally comes on the 14th day of the dark fortnight of Phalguna (lies betwwen Februat and March accoring to universal calendar). maha Shivratri is fully dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is believed to be one of the principal Hindu deities.

Shivratri is celebrated and observed only one day and one night only. Maha Shivratri is observed all parts of the world by all religious Hindus. Hindus observe Shivratri with fasting, bhajans, flowers, offering of prayers, sweets, fruits and food. All these collected together and managed in honor of the Lord Shiva and his divine consort, Goddess Paravati. Jai Shiv Shambhu!

How to perform Shivratri Puja?
Hindus Devotees specially girls and women observe fast whole day of Shivaratri in honor of Lord Shiva and then they visit their nearby Shiva temples to perform Puja. Some of the devotees even do not consume even a drop of water.
First of all, Hindu devotees wake up early in the morning and take a ritual bath in the river (Ganga) to perform the worship of Lord Shiva on the day of Shivratri. Devotees also worship to Sun God (Surya), Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Then, they wear clean ane new clothes and pay a visit to the nearby Shiv temple.
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Some of the good pictures / photos/ images of Lord Shiva (Shivratri)

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Irma's Rose Cottage said...

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Raman said...

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Bharat B Das said...

it was nice to see your comment on my blog about maha shivratri. we are definitely proud to be hindu,and what i can saythis instinct helpedusto move to other parts of country leaving our homes and hearths behind in 1989-90 inkashmir.if you go through my blog you can feel all this. once again thank you for the comments
bharat an el eye cee'ian

sonali said...

nice Maha Shivratri Graphics (:

Poonam said...

Thanks for that nice article. It's good to know that there are some people who are keeping the culture alive. And the graphics are also good. Last day while surfing i came across a site named
with Shivratri cards. Well such things have bound me to say that our generation people are really someone to be proud of. Good job varun!

Maya said...

Nice details about Mahashivaratri . Keep it up your good work.

avagdro said...

Thank you Varun for the information.Wish you and all a great joyful MahaShivaratri.

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