Maha Shivaratri 2023 Complete information about date, fast, worship, Muhurta and method
On Mahashivratri, the God of Gods, Mahadev, grants boons to the devotees to fulfill all their wishes. This article gives information about Mahashivaratri fasting, Puja Muhurta etc.
About Mahashivratri fasting
Fasts are difficult, devotees should pray to their adorable God for their smooth completion by keeping faith and faith in fulfilling them.
When to eat for Mahashivratri fast
One day before Shivratri, ie on Trayodashi Tithi, devotees should have only one meal. On the day of Shivratri, after performing daily rituals in the morning, the devotees should take a vow of fasting for the whole day. During Sankalp, devotees should repeat their vows mentally and seek blessings from Lord Shiva for the smooth completion of the fast.
What is the calendar of Mahashivratri
Shivratri is a great festival of union of Shiva and Shakti. According to the South Indian calendar, the festival of Maha Shivaratri is celebrated on Chaturdashi Tithi of Krishna Paksha of Magha month. According to the North Indian calendar, the monthly Shivratri in the month of Phalgun is celebrated as Maha Shivratri. There is only a difference in the tradition of naming the months in both the calendars, because Shivratri is celebrated on the same day in both the systems.
How many times can worship be done on Mahashivratri
Shivratri puja can be performed once or four times during the night. There are four Prahars of the night, and Shiva Puja can be done in each Prahar. The Drik Panchang has listed the time and duration of the four Prahars of the night for its devotees, so that the devotees can easily worship the four Prahars. Nishita time is also provided here, this is the time when Lord Shiva incarnated on earth in his Linga form. Devotees can also see the time of completion of fast on Drik Panchang.
Auspicious time of mahashivratri
Maha Shivratri Day Saturday 18 February 2023
Nishita Kaal Puja Timings – 12:09 AM to 01:00 AM, Feb 19
Duration – 00 hours 51 minutes
Mahashivratri crossing time
Mahashivratri Paran Timings on 19 February 2023 from 06:56 AM to 03:24 PM
Mahashivaratri is a great festival of union of Shiva and Shakti. On this day, along with Lord Bholenath, Mother Adishakti fulfills all the wishes of the devotees.