Thursday, February 11, 2010

Mahashivratri 2010 on Feb 12, exchange Shivratri SMS :: Samay Live

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    • Published by: Amit Tiwari
    • Mahashivratri or Mahashivaratri festival 2010 is being observed on February 12 this year.

      On this auspicious day, people observe a day-long fast and offer prayers of Lord Shiva.

      Mahashivaratri is celebrated every year on sixth dark night of Hindu Phalgun month.
    Mahashivratri 2010

    • On this occasion, devotees observe a day-long fast and offer Lord Shiva's favourite Milk, fruits, flowers, Dhatura and Bel leaves. People perform Shivratri bhajan and arti all night.

    • Shiva Purana further says that performing abhisheka of Shiva Linga with six different dravyas including milk, yoghurt, honey, ghee, sugar and water while chanting Sri Rudram, Chamakam and Dasa Shanthi pleases Lord Shiva the most.

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