Rainrays Profiles
 
English
   Pregnancy & Care | Submit Your Free Ads | Tours & Travel India

Home rainrays profile world Contact Us Online Free Marketing Aadhaar Card Online Free Marketing Pregnancy & Care Online Free Marketing Tour n Travel Free Ads with rainrays Festivals  Tourist Attraction India Pincode India  Tourist Attraction India Tourist Attraction India Jobs Recipes Jobs Select Babies Name

 
Custom Search
More Topics...
  Pregnancy tips and care  Pregnancy tips and care
 YouTube Videos YouTube Videos
  Hospitals & clinics in India Hospitals & clinics in India
  Hospitals & clinics in India World Travel Tips
 Kitchen Dictionary Kitchen Dictionary
 Recipes Recipes
 Personality Personality
 Institute/Colleges Institute/Colleges
 Indian Festivals Indian Festivals
 University University
 Restaurant Restaurant
 Districts List in India Districts List in India
 Districts Profile of India Districts Profile of India
 Hotels Hotels
 BSNL STD Codes (INDIA) BSNL STD Codes (INDIA)
 Love dating and Romance Love dating and Romance
 Baby name list Baby name list
 Jobs by location Jobs by location
 Jobs by Keyword Jobs by Keyword
 Jobs by Function Jobs by Function
 Jobs Part Time Jobs Part Time
 Shayari Shayari

Best Indian Tours
 Week End Tours  Week End Tours
 Wildlife tours Wildlife tours
 Honeymoon  Honeymoon Tours
 Religious Tours Religious Tours
 Religious Tours International Tours
 Religious Tours Indian Tours for Overseas
 

Mahashivratri Festival of India

  Topic » Dictionary of India » Indian Festivals
Post By : Rainrays At 2011-01-19 12:15:06

Name of Festival : Mahashivaratri Festival

 

Major Territory of Celebration
Mahashivaratri Festival is celebrated in All over India

 

Time of celebration (Months)
Mahashivaratri Festival is celebrated in month of Phalguna (February - March )

 

Worship in Festival
In the day of festival people worship the Lord Shiva

 

About Festival
Mahashivaratri Festival or ‘The Night of Shiva’ is celebrated by the people in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the deities of Hindu Trinity.This festival is celebrated All over the India, Shivratri is observed on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha (waning moon) of the month of Phalguna. People believed that this is the night, when Lord Shiva danced the 'Tandava'.

 

Celebration of Festival :
The Mahashivaratri Festival is celebrated by offerings of Bael (Bilva) leaves to the Lord Shiva and all day fasting and an all night long vigil. Some devotees do not even take a drop of water. In temples, bells ring, sacred texts are chanted and offerings of leaves and milk are made to the Shiv lingam, the phallic symbol of the god.

 

On this Mahashivaratri Festival Shiva Lingam is worshipped throughout the night by washing it every three hours with milk, clarified butter, curd, honey, rose water etc.Peple said a Mantra 'Om Namah Shivaya'.

 

History of the Mahashivratri Festival :
According to Hindu mythology when creation was complete, Parvati asked Lord Shiva which rituals pleased him the most then Lord Shiva replied that the 13th night of the new moon, during the month of Phalguna, is his most favorite day.

 

The major Shaivite temples at Varanasi, Chidambaram (Tamil Nadu) and Kalahasti (Andhra Pradesh) are noted for their special celebrations.

 




Khichdi Amavasya Festival of Jammu and Kashmir

Name of Festival : Khichdi Amavasya

 

Time of celebration (Month) Khichri Amavasya is celebrated in Kashmir in the month of “Posh” which falls around December or January.

 

Major Territory of Celebration Tihar Festival is celebrated in the Jammu and Kashmir state of India.

 

About Festival Kashmir is believed to have been the abode of Yakshas in ancient times. On the festival day people..

More...





Refer to Friend

  Rainryas information World
 

Share Info/View About Profile Or Any Comment

 
Your Name:*  
 
Comment:*  
 
 
 
Other Topic
Khordha :: Indic Institute of Design and Research
Manali :: Hotel Chetna
Pincode Karnal District Haryana
Gujarat :: Ahmedabad :: IAS Coaching Centers
Village in Safipur Tehsil
 
Create Your Profile in Category » Indian Festivals
 
 
 
 
 
Related Content..
 3091  Khichdi Amavasya Festival of Jammu and Kashmir
 3190  Koda Festival of Tamil Nadu
 3154  Ekadesi Festival of Kerala
 3085  Fulaich Festival of Himachal Pradesh
 3098  Skanda Sashti Festival of Kerala
 3162  Basant Panchmi Festival in Jammu and Kashmir
 3033  Diwali or Deepawali Festival of India
 3020  Ganga Dussehra Festival of Uttar Pradesh
 3055  Ankamma Festival of Andhra Pradesh
 3164  Lohadi Festival of Himachal Pradesh
 
Special Tours Type India
 Week End Tours  Week End Tours
 Wildlife tours Wildlife tours
 Honeymoon  Honeymoon Tours
 Religious Tours Religious Tours
 International Tours International Tours
 Tours for Overseas Indian Tours for Overseas
More on rainrays.com
Top Links : Contact us | About us | Privacy & Policy | Terms & Condition | Extract Email | Submit URL to Search Engine
Jobs : Jobs by Location | Part Time Jobs | Jobs by Function | Jobs by Keyword | Jobs Out of india | Jobs Search Engine
Other Links
    Girl baby Names | Boy baby Names | Love dating and Romance | University | Restaurants in India | Hotels in India | Hospitals & clinic | Pregnancy & Care
    Coaching Institute | Educational Institution | School/Colleges by Loaction | Recipes | Std Code | PHP | Products | Links | PHP Interview Question

Copyright © 2010 --- All Rights Reserved