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 2018
13 February 2018, Tuesday
Maha Shivaratri Nishit kaal Puja Muhurat:
Nishita Kaal Puja Time = 24:09+ to 25:01+
Duration = 0 Hours 51 Mins
On 14th, Maha Shivaratri Parana Time = 07:04 to 15:20
Ratri First Prahar Puja Time = 18:05 to 21:20
Ratri Second Prahar Puja Time = 21:20 to 24:35+
Ratri Third Prahar Puja Time = 24:35+ to 27:49+
Ratri Fourth Prahar Puja Time = 27:49+ to 31:04+
Mahashivrati is celebrated all across the india with great enthusiasm.
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