What is Mahashivratri/Maha Shivratri/महाशिवरात्रि ?
Maha Shivaratri is grand festival of meeting of Lord Shiva and Shakti. Mahashivratri is a special night dedicted to worship and please Lord Shiva.
Why Mahashivaratri is celebrated?
According to Hindu mythology Mahashivratri is celebrated as wedding night of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Also there is a believe that on this night Lord Shiva has performed Tandav Nritya.
When is Mahashivratri celebrated?
Mahashiv ratri is celebrated on 14th day (Chaturdashi Tithi of Hindu Calendar) of Krishna Paksha of Hindu magha month every year.
Mahashivratri/Maha shivratri Date in 2015
17 February 2015, Tuesday
Maha Shivaratri Nishit kaal Puja Muhurat: 12:10 AM to 01:00 AM
Duration: 50 Mins
Next Day Maha Shivaratri Parana Time: 07:00 AM to 09:00AM
Ratri First Prahar Puja Time: 06:08PM to 09:21PM
Ratri Second Prahar Puja Time: 09:21PM to 12:34AM
Ratri Third Prahar Puja Time: 12:34 AM to 05:40AM
Ratri Fourth Prahar Puja Time: 05:40AM to 01:00PM
Mahashivrati is celebrated all across the india with great enthusiasm.
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