Latest News & Events
1Sant Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017
Alandi, Pune.. read more
 
1Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Wari Yatra 2017
Dehu to Pandharpur.. read more
 
1Child International Festival
New Delhi metro station, New Delhi, New Delhi, India.. read more
 
 
Shravana (Sawan) Shivratri 2015
 

About 2015 Shravana (Sawan) Shivratri 2015 Date in Lakshadweep, India

shravan shivratri on 
12th August 2015 (Wednesday)
 
Sawan Shivaratri Puja It is a prayer ritual performed to make offerings, honoring, evoking or worshipping gods. The ceremony can also be performed to pay homage to the beloved ones who are deadMuhurat 
Nishita Kaal Puja Time = 24:04+ to 24:48+ (0 Hours 43 Mins)
 
On 13th, Sawan Shivaratri Parana Time = 05:52 to 15:42

 

According to Hindu Mythology, Shravana month is dedicated to Lord ShivaShiva
Shiva is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindu Trinity that ...
and is considered as a highly auspicious month. During this month, people perform prayers in reverence to Shiva.

Shivaratri falls while Shravana month is known as Sawan Shivaratri or Shravana Shivratri.

In this month, a special pilgrimage that is famous as Kanvar Yatra or Kavad yatra takes place. In this yatra, devotes of Shiva, known as Kanvarias, visit Hindu places such as Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri, Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy water of Ganges River.

Holy GangaGanga
According to Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu in one of....
water taken from Sultanganj is poured on Baba Baidyanath at Devghar by Kanwariyas on the occasion of Shivaratri. Rest from other places Kanwaris take to their home and pour the holy Ganga water to the Shiva Lingam in their local temple on the occasion Shiv Ratri.

It is more popular in Northern, western and central states of India such as Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar where Purnimant Lunar Calendar is followed. In Sothern state of India such as Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu where Amavasyant Lunar Calendar is followed Shravana Shivaratri is celebrated in the Ashadha month.

Legend of Shravana Shivratri


According to the Hindu Mythology, demon and Gods decided to churn the ocean. While churning the ocean, many products came out. One of them was poison. Gods and demons were scared that it would ruin the whole world.  Shiva came and saved the world from the disastrous effects of a poison by drinking it. ParvatiParvati
After the death of Shiva's first love Sati, Shiva...
holds his neck so that it didn't go down his throat. His neck turned blue due to the effect of the poison on his throat and is also known as Neela Kantha or The Blue Throated.  Since then people celebrate Shravana Shivratri

How to observe fast?

One day prior to Shravana Shivaratri fast, devotees eat their meal only once in the whole day. On Shivaratri day, after finishing morning rituals devotees promise in front of the idol of Shiva that they keep fast for the whole day and break it on the next day. During promise, devotees vouch for self-determination throughout the fasting period and seek blessing of Lord Shiva to complete their fast without any interference.

On Shivaratri day, devotees should take a bath for the second time in the evening before offering prayers to or visiting temple. Shiva Puja should be done during night and devotees should break the fast next day after taking a bath.
 
 


 


 
 
 
All Festivals
 
 
Myth Busters
Significance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business PlacesSignificance of Hanging Lemon - Chili In Shops or Business Placesread more
Reason behind Not to sleep with our head towards NorthReason behind Not to sleep with our head towards Northread more
Myth Buster - The birth behind the War God KartikeyaMyth Buster - The birth behind the War God Kartikeyaread more
The science behind Cow Worship in Hindu ReligionThe science behind Cow Worship in Hindu Religionread more
Unravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord ShivaUnravelling the mystery behind the Third Eye of Lord Shivaread more
Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?Why Hindus rub, kiss their palms in the morning?read more
The secret behind Sati’s sacrificeThe secret behind Sati’s sacrificeread more
Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?Does eating rice during Ekadashi days can harm us?read more
Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?Is Parad Shivlingum beneficial for us?read more
Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?Why do Hindus join their hands and say Namaste while greeting?read more
 
 
BROWSE BY CATEGORY
 
 
Top Rated Wallpaper
  • Gandaki shakti peeth gray or golden color wallpaper
  • Maa annapurna karota shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star effects
  • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth blue color wallpaper
  • Maa mahakali jaintia shakti peeth multi color lighting wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Maa Manasa devi multi color wallpaper with background effects
  • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Kali Mata Kalighat shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata narmada sona shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth multi color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata kalmadhava amarkantak shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
  • Mata vedagarbha kanchipuram shakti peeth brown color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata lalitha devi prayag shakti peeth orange color wallpaper with spiral effects
  • Mata kamakhya devi shakti peeth blue color wallpaper with star lighting effects
  • Mata mangala chandika devi Harsiddhi or Ujjain shakti peeth sunlight wallpaper
Top Viewed Wallpaper
  • Bhole baba smoking chillum of bhang
  • Shri sant gajanan maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Angry Lord Shiva meditation stylish Hd Wallpaper with lighting effects for free download
  • Bhagwan Swami Shree Samarth Maharaj wonderful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Lord shiva smoking chillum of bhang
  • Radha Soami Satsang Beas Guru Baba Gurinder Singh stylish HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Angry lord Shiva blue colour Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Shri Savata Mali awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj awesome HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Baba Jaigurudev ji Maharaj colorful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Maa Mansa Devi wonderful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • God Ganesha full HD beautiful wallpaper for free download
  • lord shiva angry tandav dance wallpaper
  • Lord shiva drinking of bhang wallpaper
  • Mahayogi guru Gorakhnath ji Maharaj beautiful Hd Wallpaper for free download
  • Sherawali Mata Rani beautiful 3D HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Shri Dnyaneshwar Maharaj beautiful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Sant Satguru Ravidass Ji Maharaj colorful HD Wallpaper for free download
  • Radha Soami Baba Gurinder Singh Ji HD Wallpaper
  • Angry Maa Maha Kali beautiful 3D HD Wallpaper for free download