Maha Shivaratri, A day of being awake for Hindus

Every year in the month of February or March as per the Georgian calendar or on the 13th night/14th day of the Maagha or Phalguna month of the Hindu traditional calendar, Maha Shivratri is one of the foremost and important Hindu festivals. It is grandly celebrated in reverence of Lord Shiva. It is to be […]

Shivaratri Jagran, Lingodhbhavam: Significance, Spiritual Importance

Jagran or Jagaran is the major aspect of Shivaratri Vrat. Jagran is awaking the whole day and night during Shivaratri. What is the significance and spiritual importance of Shivaratri Jagarana? As per the Shiva Puranam and Linga Puranam, ‘Lingodhbhavam, the emergence of Lord Shiva from the base like structure. To watch the auspicious event in […]

Why should devotees be awake during Shivaratri

Why should devotees be awake during Shivaratri? Is there any particular reason for us to be awake on Mahashivaratri night? Many devotees of Shiva perceive the Maha-Shrivarathi Festival, followed by rituals with honesty and affection. Throughout the day, the Lord Shiva devotees refrain from consuming food and they break their fast in the early morning, […]