Sunday, February 19, 2012

Happy Maha ShivaRatri

" Today is the most advantageous day of Lord Shiva Celebrate it with joy of heart, May Lord Shiva Bless you with Good Fortune and Prosperity In your Life.
Happy Shivarathri 2012 "

MahaShivaratri : Definition
Maha Shivratri is a festival of lord Shiva and it is one of the most popular Hindu festival, which is celebrated every year. Alternate names festival has like Maha Sivaratri, MahaShivaratri, Sivarathri, and Shivaratra and so on.

Significance of Shivaratri in Hinduism :
Mahashivaratri has amazing and very powerful significance in Hinduism. According to sacred scriptures, ritual worship of Lord Shiva on Shivratri festival that falls on the 14th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Phalgun pleases Lord Shiva the most. This fact is said to have been announced by Lord Shiva himself, when his consort Parvati asked him as to which ritual performed by his devotees pleases him the most.

Puja Items Required for Shiva Puja :
-> Shivalinga or an image of Lord Shiva.
-> bel patta
->  Aguru 
->  Vibhuti, Rudraaksha Mala 
 ->  Akshata
 ->  Incense sticks,
 ->  Fresh flowers including Dhatura Phool
 ->  Camphor
 ->  Ghee
 ->  Jal Patra of Bronze
 ->  Milk, Yogurt, Honey, Sugar
 ->  Arrange all.

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