On the day of Mahashivaratri, worshipers perform Puja and fast as per their devotion
and capability. Crowd of devotees gather in the Shiva temple. The echos of caves
in Shivalaya can be heard from early morning itself.
Fast of Mahashivaratri is very significant for devotees of lord Shiva. This festival
is celebrated on Trayodashi of Falgun Krishna Paksha. In the year 2017, this auspicious
fast will be on 24 February, Friday.
Festival of Mahashivaratri and worshipping of Shivalinga is mention in ancient scriptures
with various methods. There are many stories related to this festival. The most
famous story is of hunter. Who unknowingly dropped Bel leaves on Shivlinga and received
Mahashivratri is celebrated on Chaturdashi of Falgun Krishna Paksha, every year.
Lord Shiva is the chief god of Hindu deities. Lord has many names like Sangharak,
Mahesh, Bholenath, Rudra etc.
Mahashivaratri is celebrated on Chaturdashi of Falgun Krishna Paksha. Shivaratri
is a day of joy and celebration for the devotees of lord Shiva. It is said that
once goddess Parvati worshipped lord Shiva with full devotion.