Maha Shivaratri 2017: Maha Shivaratri is the Indian festival of lord Shiva that is going to be celebrated by all the Hindus. Mahashivratri will be celebrated on February 24 this year. on Chaturdashi. Maha Shivaratri is going to be celebrated on the event of Parvathi weeded to Shiva.
How To Celebrate Maha Shivaratri 2017?
To celebrate the Maha Shiva Ratri with great devotion towards the sacred god Shiva. People will be chanting Hara Hara Mahadeva Shambo Shankara whole day to get the blessing from lord Shiva. Also people will do pooja with Bilva patralu as those are favourite to lord Shiva. Most of the people will do fasting on this day and show their gratefulness to the lord. Also people will do Jagaram for Maha Shivaratri. That is the whole night the people will not sleep and chant the name of lord shiva. The People used to visit the most auspicious temples of Lord Shiva on this day. On this day people will offer various traditional foods to god and celebrates the day with bhajans and chanting of Lord Shiva. Devotees of Shiva play honour to the lord for giving them blessings.
Maha Shivratri 2017 Shiva Puja Vidhi, Pooja Muhurat Timings:
Maha Shivaratri is an annual festival dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, and is particularly important in the Shaivism tradition of Hinduism. The most Hindu festivals which are celebrated during the day, the Maha Shivaratri is celebrated at night.
Mahashivratri 2017 Puja Muhurat:
February 24: Nishita Kaal Puja Time at 24:26+ (12:26 am) to 25:16+ (01:16 am). Duration of Puja: 49 mins.
Mahashivratri 2017 Tithi:
February 24: Mahashivratri 2017 Chaturdashi Tithi begins at 21:38 (09:38 pm). February 25: Mahashivratri 2017 Chaturdashi Tithi ends at 21:20 (09:20 pm).
Nishita Kaal Puja Time for Maha Shivratri 2017 = 24:08 to 24:59 February 25: Mahashivratri 2017 Parana Time = 06:54 to 15:24
Ratri First Prahar Puja Time = 18:13 (06:13 pm) to 21:23 (09:23 pm) Ratri Second Prahar Puja Time = 21:23 (09:23 pm) to 24:33 (00:33 am) Ratri Third Prahar Puja Time = 24:33 (00:33 am) to 27:44 (03:44 am) Ratri Fourth Prahar Puja Time = 27:44 to 30:54 (03:44 am) to (06:54 am).
Mahashivratri Puja Vidhi
On Mahashivratri, devotees wake up early, take a holy bath, visit the temple and perform the Shiva Puja. They also sometimes take the second ritual bath in the evening, and during the night, break their fast. Happy Mahashivratri 2017!