As we all know that Maha Shivaratri is one of the best and most important festival of Hindu Religion. Maha Shivaratri is also known as the night of lord Shiva. Each year this festival gets celebrated after the Makar Sankranti festival. This is the Hindu festival in order to worship Lord Shiva. Well basically Maha Shivaratri is the day when Goddess Parvati and Lord Shiva married to each other. When Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati got married then all the people of Kailash Parvat were dancing and wishes Lord Shiva to his married life that is why this festival known as by most of the names such as Shivratri and also Night of Lord Shiva. If we talk about the time when this festival gets celebrated then each year Maha Shivaratri gets observed on the fourteenth day of Krishna Paksha.
Maha Shivaratri | Devotional Hindu Festival
As per the Hindu calendar this festival falls on Falgun month. This is the day when the two huge shaktis of Heaven got converted into one. As per the Gregorian calendar, this festival gets celebrated in February month or in March. As we all know that in Hindu Religion each year lots of festival gets celebrated with lots of happiness and joy. Each year this festival also gets celebrated with lots of joy and passion. The temples get decorated with flowers. People come to temple to worship lord Shiva. This year Mahashiva will be celebrated on 17th February 2015. As there is just two days are left to celebrate this festival so we are sure you people must be very excited to celebrate this festival as Shivaratri is one of the enjoyable festivals. So many people arrange lots of entertaining activities which make this festival even better.
The Greatest Night for Lord Shiva
There are some main things which relate to this festival directly such as Milk, Bhaang and Bael patta. These are the most religious things related to this festival.
To celebrate this festival people offer Bael or golden apple to Lord Shiva. Moreover people take all day fast too in order to impress Lord Shiva. People also chant “Om Namah Shivaya” during the worship Lord Shiva. As per scriptural and discipleship conventions, repentances are performed with a specific end goal to pick up aids in the act of Yoga and contemplation, so as to achieve life’s most noteworthy great consistently and quickly. On this day, the planetary positions in the Northern half of the globe goes about as powerful impetuses to help an individual raise his or her profound vitality all the more effectively.
The profits of effective old Sanskrit Mantras, for example, Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra increment enormously on this night. In Nepal, a huge number of Hindus go to Shivaratri together from diverse piece of the world at the popular Pashupatinath Temple. A great many aficionados additionally go to Mahasivaratri at the acclaimed Shiva Shakti Peetham of Nepal. In Trinidad and Tobago, a large number of Hindus spend the promising night in excess of 400 sanctuaries the nation over, offering exceptional jhalls to Lord Shiva. On Maha Shivratri, Nishita Kala is the perfect time to watch Shiva Pooja. Nishita Kala commends when Lord Shiva showed up on the Earth as Linga. On this day, in all Shiva sanctuaries, the most promising Lingodbhava Puja is performed.