Monday, 24 April 2017

Masik Shivaratri 2017: Date & Vrat Katha, Puja Vidhi & Timing, Fasting Benefits

Masik Shivaratri 2017 is the very auspicious festival dedicated to specially Lord Shiva. The tithi is coming in Chaturdashi during Krishna Paksha so we can called its as Maha Shivaratri as well. There are four main Shivaratris mentioned in the Skandha Purana, first one is called Nitya Shivaratri showed in daily OR every night. The second is called Masa Shivaratri which is coming on 22nd June day of Chaturdas in the Krishna Paksha. Third one is called Maga Shivaratri and considred for a period of thirteen days in the Hindu month of Maga and the last fourth is called main Maha Shivaratri and observed on Chaturdasi (14th day) of the Krishna Paksha (Maga month). Devotees can doing fasting for full day and worship Lord Shiva. Here we are updating date for Masik Shivaratri for the year 2017 with vrat katha, puja vidhi, puja timing, mantra & slokas also please notes masik shivaratri fasting day. 

Masik Shivaratri 2017 Date & Puja Timing

  • Date: 22nd June, 2017 (Thursday)
  • Puja Time: 24:08+ to 24:49+ (00:08 to 00:49 On June 23)

  • Get up early in the morning, take bath and wear new clothes
  • Wear Rudraksha shiva mala and take "vibuthi" on it.
  • Visit nearest Lord Shiva madir and worship Shiva Linga with water, milk, honey and other auspicious substances
  • Then after Masik Shivaratri puja ask forgiveness for sins and pray to seek His blessings
  • Put pink and white lotus garland on Shiva Linga also apply haldi and kumkum and lighting of incense sticks
  • Speak Shiva chant, perform bhajans and aartis.
  • Do fast for full day as well as night.
  • Dont forget to add special prasadam in which you can put fruits.

This Masik Shivaratri fast is over on the next day by consuming the prasad along with other disciples of Lord Shiva

Masik Shivaratri 2017 Mantra & Slokas

‘Om Namah Shivaya’ mantra

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Masik Shivaratri 2017 Vrat Katha

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