What is the date of Maha Shivratri in 1983?
February 1983 Hindu Festival & Holidays
|03 Thu||Swami Vivekananda Jayanti|
|11 Fri||Maha Shivaratri , Masik Shivaratri|
|12 Sat||Mauni Amavasya , Amavasya|
|13 Sun||Kumbha Sankranti , Adhik Masam|
|14 Mon||Valentines Day , Somvar Vrat , Chandra Darshan|
When was Maha Shivratri 1982?
February 1982 Hindu Festival & Holidays
|01 Mon||Rath Saptami , Bheshma Ashtami , Durga Ashtami Vrat|
|17 Wed||Sri Ramdas Navami|
|19 Fri||Shivaji Jayanthi , Vaikuntha Ekadashi|
|21 Sun||Pradosh Vrat|
|22 Mon||Maha Shivaratri , Masik Shivaratri|
What’s the significance of the night of Shivaratri?
History and significance. Many legends explain the significance of Maha Shivaratri, one being it is the night of Shiva’s dance. The Maha Shivaratri is mentioned in several Puranas, particularly the Skanda Purana, Linga Purana and Padma Purana.
When is the Maha Shivaratri in the Hindu calendar?
Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva, and in particular, marks the day of the consummation of marriage of Shiva. There is a Shivaratri in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, on the month’s 13th night/14th day, but once a year in late winter (February/March,…
Which is the festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti?
Shivaratri is great festival of convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri according to South Indian calendar. However according to North Indian calendar Masik Shivaratri in month of Phalguna is known as Maha Shivaratri.
When to break the fast on Shivaratri day?
On Shivaratri day devotees should take second bath in the evening before doing Shiva Puja or visiting temple. Shiva Puja should be done during night and devotees should break the fast next day after taking bath. Devotees should break the fast between sunrise and before the end of Chaturdashi Tithi to get maximum benefit of the Vrat.