Masik Shivratri is well known each month in the course of the Chaturthi Tithi of the Krishna Paksha. The competition of Shivaratri commemorates the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. As per legends, on the eve of Maha Shivaratri, Lord Shiva emerged within the type of Linga. Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma have been the primary ones to worship the Shiva Linga.
Through the Masik Shivaratri, the devotees observe quick with the assumption that Lord Shiva will bestow his blessings on them. To hunt the Lord’s blessings, devotees worship him at midnight. Single girls observe the quick in search of appropriate life companions whereas married girls observe the quick wishing that their marriage is peaceable and ample with love.
Date and Shubh Muhurat:
The Ashwina Masik Shivratri will fall on September 24, Saturday. The auspicious timings for the day will prevail from 11:54 PM to 12:42 AM on September 25.
On at the present time, devotees get up early and take a shower. After this, they worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and observe quick all through the day. Within the night, the devotees go to the close by temple to supply their prayers to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Prasad, which contains fruits, is obtainable to Lord Shiva. On the next day, devotees break the quick by consuming the prasad.
Significance of Shubho Mahalaya
Within the month of Ashwin, masik shivratri falls a day earlier than the Mahalaya Amavasya, which is the final day of the Krishna Paksha (darkish fortnight). Mahalaya Amavasya additionally marks the top of the Pitrupaksha or Shradh interval.
It’s believed that on Mahalaya Amavasya day Goddess Durga descends on earth. The 9-day competition of Navratri begins from the subsequent day of Mahalaya. Throughout Navratri competition an incarnation of Maa Durga is worshipped every day. The competition involves an finish with the celebration of Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra.