Shivaratri Vratha Vidhulu (Telugu)

Shivaratri Vratha Vidhulu is explained here in Telugu. What to do on Mahashivaratri, why should we perform particular ritual on Mahashivaratri is explained here in Telugu.. శివరాత్రినాడు చేయవలసిన విధులు 1. ఉపవాసం – భక్తి లేకుండా నిరాహారంగా రోజు గడిపివేస్తే అది ఉపవాసం కాదు. జీవాత్మను పరమాత్మ సన్నిధిలోకి తీసుకుని వెళ్ళాలి. అంటే, మన మనస్సు, మాట, చేష్టలు ఆ పరమశివుని కోసమే ఉండాలి. మనస్సులో […]

Mahashivaratri | Great Night of Lord Shiva

Shiva

The word `Shiva’ means Sham mangalam karoti iti Shiva.  Sham means mangalam, Shubham, happiness, fortunate, prosperity: karoti means that which creates mangalam,  or in other words His auspicious presence sanctifies the whole space. His  manifestation as Lord Nataraja in cosmic dancing posture is  Divine Aananda. Lord Shiva represents the three shakthis viz..Ichcha shakthi, Kriya shakthi […]

Mahashivaratri Vrat Katha in Hindi

महाशिवरात्रि की पवित्र प्रामाणिक कथा पूर्व काल में चित्रभानु नामक एक शिकारी था। जानवरों की हत्या करके वह अपने परिवार को पालता था। वह एक साहूकार का कर्जदार था, लेकिन उसका ऋण समय पर न चुका सका। क्रोधित साहूकार ने शिकारी को शिवमठ में बंदी बना लिया। संयोग से उस दिन शिवरात्रि थी। शिकारी ध्यानमग्न […]

Mahashivaratri at Skandagiri Temple, Hyderabad

Mahashivaratri at Skandagiri Subramanyaswamy Temple, Hyderabad, is one of the most celebrated events. In 2019, Mahashivaratri date is March 4. Mahanyasam, Abhishekam, Pradosha Abhishekam, 1st Kala Abhishekam, 2nd Kala Abhishekam, 3rd Kala Abhishekam and 4th Kala Abhishekam are observed with utmost gaiety and pomp. Mahashivaratri Schedule 2019, 4 March Mahanyasam : 7-30 AM; Abhishekam : […]

Mahashivaratri Sand Sculpture 2018

Lord Shiva’s Sand Sculpture for Mahashivaratri 2018.. On the occasion of Maha Shivaratri festival 2018, Tarani Prasad Mishra, a sand sculptor and artist based in Andhra Pradesh, made Saikata Shivalingam on the occasion of Shivaratri. Shivaratri date is February 13|14, 2018. At the bank of Vamsadhara River near L N Peta in Srikakulam district of Andhra […]

Maha Shivratri Wishes, SMS Messages, Quotes, WhatsApp Status

Shiva

Maha Shivratri is one such a Hindu festival which is celebrated across the India at fullest Scale. This festival is observed in the honor of Lord Shiva every year in the month of February or March; actually it occurs on 13th or 14th day of Phalguna month of Hindu calendar in Krishna Paksha . On […]

Saikatha Shivalingam 2017 | Mahashivaratri Shiva Sand Sculpture

Lord Shiva’s Sand Sculpture for Mahashivaratri 2017.. On the occasion of Maha Shivaratri festival 2017, Tarani Prasad Mishra, a sand sculptor and artist based in Andhra Pradesh, made Saikata Shivalingam on the occasion of Shivaratri. Shivaratri date is February 24, 2017. At the bank of Vamsadhara River near L N Peta in Srikakulam district of Andhra […]

What to do on Shivarathri?

The devotees of Shiva perform various religious activities such as Rudraabhishekam (an activity where the devotees pour 108 urns of water and other liquids on the lingam) while reciting the phrases from the holy texts and worshipping with Bilva Patra (a type of leaf). Another aspect of Mahashivratri is that devotees after fasting for the […]

Significance of Sankalpam on Shivaratri

Sankalpa means taking our consciousness to the universe, to the infinite; and then bringing the mind to the present moment, and making a wish for something that you long for in your mind. That is what Sankalpa is. In taking Sankalpa, you keep something and then you pray for something. All the Yagnas and Poojas start with the […]

Lord Shiva’s Sand Sculpture for Mahashivaratri 2016

Lord Shiva’s Sand Sculpture for Mahashivaratri 2016.. On the occasion of Maha Shivaratri festival 2016, Tarani Prasad Mishra, a sand sculptor and artist based in Andhra Pradesh, made Saikata Shivalingam on the occasion of Shivaratri. Shivaratri date is March 7. At the bank of Vamsadhara River near L N Peta in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, […]

Shivaratri Puja in Srisailam Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

Shivaratri is observed on Magha Shukla Chaturdashi, the fourteenth day in Magha masam. In 2016, Mahashivaratri date is March 7. Shivaratri is celebrated in a grand manner in all Jyothirlingas in India. Among the 12 prominent abodes of Lord Shiva (Dwadasha Jyothirlingas), Srisailam is the most significant Shiva Shakti kshetram which is also known as […]

Mahashivaratri 2018 Live from Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Varanasi

You can watch live darshan of Kashi Vishwanath Temple during Maha Shivaratri 2018 celebrations. Varanasi Shiva temple attracts lakhs of devotees on Maha Shivaratri, the biggest festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shivaratri 2018 date is February 13. The temple will be opened for devotees after performing Mangla Aarti. The Sanctum Sanctorum will be closed for […]

Video – Maha Shivaratri Puja Vidhi, How to perform Shiva Pooja at Home

Video – Maha Shivaratri Puja Vidhi – How to perform Shiva Pooja at Home is explained here in this video. Maha Shivaratri Vratham is an auspicious puja dedicated to Lord Shiva, observed on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Magha Month of Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Kannada calendars and in Falgun Month of North Indian Hindi calendars. Shivaratri […]

Mahashivaratri, 17 February 2015

Shiva Jalabhishekam

17 February 2015 is Mahashivaratri. It is observed on Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi in Magha Month of Amavasyant calendar and in Falgun Month as per North Indian Hindi calendar (Purnimant Panchang). What is Maha Shivaratri? Why is Shivaratri celebrated? In the Puranas many stories and legends explain the origin and significance of the festival Maha Shivaratri. […]

Kapila Theertham Mahashivaratri Festival

Kapila Theertham Mahashivaratri Festival celebrations… In 2015, Mahashivaratri date is February 17. The famous Shiva Shrine under the umbrella of ancient temples of TTD, Sri Kapileswara Swamy temple is all set ready for the biggest annual event in its series of annual festivals, Maha Siva Rathri which will be observed on Tuesday with religious pomp […]

Religious Importance of Mahashivratri

India is well known globally as the land of festivals with its rich cultural heritage. Mahashivratri is an important Hindu festival that is totally dedicated to Lord Shiva – One of the trinity Gods of Hindu religion. As per Hindu mythology Lord Shiva is known as destroyer of the evil. Mahashivratri is regarded as an […]

Mahashivaratri festival Art work by England college students

Sixty Art and Design students of West Suffolk College in United Kingdom have been reportedly producing innovative artwork based on Hindu festival of Mahashivaratri (Great night of Shiva). It included portraits, complex shadow puppet animation with digital technology, a film and life-size three-dimensional sculptures of Lord Shiva. This project also explored the link between Hindu […]

Mahashivaratri 2012, 20 February, Today

Today, 20 February 2012 is Mahashivaratri. Mahashivaratri or Shivratri is the biggest festival celebrated in February – March in Gregorian calendar. On the occasion of Shivaratri, Hindupad wishes the Hindus all around India and the world. Mahashivratri falls on Chaturdashi in Krishna Paksha of Falgun month as per North Indian Hindi calendar & Magha month […]