Maha shivratri 2024

Maha shivratri means The most important and the big night of the Lord Shiva . That word is called the Maha shivratri.

History of Mahashivratri :

Lord Shiva is the one of the gods who is the most iconic yogi. The story of Samundra  Manthan The Lord Shiva consuming Halahala Poison and performing the heavenly dance. And preservation and destruction of Mahashivratri. Poison saved Samundra manthan and was saved by the whole world. But Poison consuming Lord Shiva in his neck turned blue and it is known as “Neelkantha”. 

The story of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva togetherness of lifetime. Lord Shiva was deep meditation and lofty peaked  Himalaya Parvat. Lord Shiva was the Lonely and the darkness and solitary existence  from the world. Mata Parvati Daughter of Himalayan King. 

Mata Parvati Inspired by the story of  Lord Shiva and her embarked love for Lord Shiva. Mata Parvati decided to win the heart of Lord Shiva.to embark on the journey. Mata Parvati decides to undergo transformation and mediate and is found by the Ideal partner. Lord devotion Parvati’s heart to martial gods alike.  Mata Parvati continues to face more difficulties, eternal and external challenges. 

Finally  Mata Parvati realized that one Adi Shakti . strong devotion and the love.move form the Lord Shiva. Feminine power is its own.

Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati marry in a celebration known as Vivah Panchami. 

The best example of Love of Marry is Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva. “Lord Shiva blessing them ,it said that unmarried girls who keep the fast of Mahashivratri can get a groom of their choice or love”.

 

How Celebrate the Mahashivratri Puja :

The most important festival in the year in India is the Mahashivratri. Devotees are many ways by Mahashivratri. Hindu religious people celebrate these puja .Lord shiva wedding for Falgun month ( Feb/ March ) Month. According to Hindu calendar.  To celebrate  Special Mantras are chanted by Lord Shiva “Om Namah Shivay”

Festivities in Varanasi

Mahashivratri festival is the most important festival for the Varanasi people.  They celebrated in different ways. Temples are decorated in colorful lights . Devotees visit the Lord Shiva temple. Whole Varanasi is decorated with beautiful lights and flowers.  Marriage possession of the Lord Shiva  Starting from Mahamrityunjaya Temple In Dharmanagar To the Vishavanathe temple.

Mahashivratri Puja Celebrated in our Home

Keeping Fast and visiting the hometown temple of Lord Shiva.

Meditation

Chanting the mantra of “Om Namah Shivay”

Perform Abhishekam for belpatra and milk ,crud for Linga Puja.for Lord Shiva.

People offer the Lord Shiva on Special Occasion Datura flower, Bhang, fruits,coconuts, etc

Moral Of The Maha shivratri Puja

Everyone knows that Lord Shiva is just not a lord, that’s one sect of Shaivism. Lord Shiva is a god of Destruction. We now see higher truths. Virtue of honesty overcoming darkness and ignorance . 

The most important Lord Shiva never becomes a devotee of injustice .

Some Famous Temple of Lord Shiva 

  • Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga
  • Lingaraj Temple
  • Somanath Temple
  • Omkareshwar Jyotirling
  • Sri Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple
  • Ekambaranathar Temple
  • Pashupatinath Temple
  • Munneswaram Temple
  • Brahmeswara Temple
  • Kailasanathar Temple

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