:: Night of Shiva ; Happy Mahashivaratri ::

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Posted: 1 months ago


Mahashivaratri (the night of Shiva) is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in honour of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva, also known as the destroyer among the Trimurti. This festival marks the overcoming of darkness and ignorance in life. 


Different legends describe and have mentioned the significance of this day. According to one of the legend in Shaivism (the worship of Lord Shiva), this is the night when Lord Shiva performs the heavenly dance of creationpreservation and of destruction. Also known as the tandav. According to another legend, this is the night when Shiva got married to Goddess Parvati. Another legend says that offering prayers to Shiva this night will help get rid of your sins and thus, receive salvation

People observe this festival by praying and worshipping Shiva. They visit various temples and some fast throughout the day. Hymns are chanted of his name. Ardent devotees stay awake the entire night worshipping him. 


According to The Theosophical Movement, Volume 72 "During the Vigil Night of ShivaMahashivaratri, we are brought to the moment of the interval between destruction and regeneration; it symbolizes the night when we must contemplate on that which watches the growth out of the decay." 

Here's to wishing a blessed Mahashivaratri to everyone who observes and celebrates the day!

 May Lord Shiva be with you


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Edited by MsChanadlerBong - 1 months ago
Posted: 1 months ago

Happy mahashivratri to you all. 

Posted: 1 months ago

Happy Maha-Shivaratri to everyone!

@Sam, amazing WU! smiley31

Posted: 1 months ago

Happy Maha-Shivaratri to all. smiley31

Excellent write-up on Lord Shiva by you, @Sam! smiley32

Posted: 1 months ago

Happy Mahashivaratri to everyonesmiley31 Om Namah Shivay🙏

Beautiful writeup Samsmiley20

Posted: 1 months ago

Happy Mahashivratri 🙏

Amazing write up guys! 

Posted: 1 months ago

Happy Mahashivratri people!

Har Har Mahadev!

PS: Lovely thread Chana💕 The write up about Lord Shiv is amazing.

Posted: 1 months ago

Happy Maha Shivaratri to everyone smiley31

Well beautiful write upsmiley20

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