Maha Shivratri 2021: How, Why, and When We Celebrate It?
Maha Shivratri 2021: Shivaratri is a festival that comes every month but Maha Shivaratri comes once a year. How Mahashivratri is celebrated is the biggest festival of Hinduism. Let’s know in detail about Mahashivaratri. Mahashivaratri is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha of Phagun month. If spoken spiritually, it is said to be the night of union of nature and man. On this day, the devotees of Shiva Ji worship Shiva, keep a fast in the name god. But do you know about its history? Today we will tell you in detail about the history of Mahashivaratri.
Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on Thursday, 11 March 2021.
History of Maha Shivratri
There are many stories about Mahashivratri, but we will be familiar with all those stories which are most popular. And that people believe in.
Shiva appeared for the First Time
According to mythology, Shiva was born on Mahashivaratri. It is believed that Lord Shiva Ji was born as a Shivalinga, he had neither his beginning nor his end. It is believed that Brahma Ji went to see above but he could not see above the Shivling at all. According to mythology, it is also said that Vishnu went to see the foundation stone of Shivalinga but he could not see the foundation stone. That is, on the day of Maha Shivaratri, Shiva Ji has neither beginning nor end.
Shivalingas were revealed at 64 places.
According to mythology, it is also believed that Shiva appeared in not one, but 64 places, on the day of Mahashivratri. Of which, till now we have come to know only 12 place names. And these 12 places we also know as Jyotirlinga. This 12 Jyotirlinga is famous all over the world like Somnath Jyotirlinga Jogi is in Gujarat, Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga which is in Andhra Pradesh, Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is in Madhya Pradesh. Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga in Madhya Pradesh.
Lord Shiva Married with Shakti on Mahashivratri
According to another mythology, it is believed that Shakti was married to Shiva on the day of Mahashivaratri. Shiva ji got married on this day. At first, he would tell his life in a different way, but after getting married, he started celebrating his life in a different way. You should know that Holi is celebrated 15 days after Shivaratri. Somewhere the festival of Holi also has a Puranic connection with Shivaratri. What is your opinion about Mahashivaratri? Please tell in the comments. To read similar posts, subscribe to the latest news