Mahashivratri 2024 Date: When is Mahashivratri in the year 2024? Note the date, puja time, and method

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MahaShivratri 2024 Date: The MahaShivratri festival is very special for Shiva worship. It is believed that Shiva resides in Shivalinga on this day. Know the date, auspicious time, and night worship time of Shivratri in 2024

Mahashivratri is celebrated on the Chaturdashi date of Krishna Paksha of Phalgun month. The festival of Mahashivratri is very important for Shiva devotees. Every year, the devotees of Bholenath eagerly wait for Mahashivratri.

Mahashivratri is considered the best day for Shiva worship. This is the day of the meeting of Shiva and Shakti. Let us know the date and puja auspicious time of Mahashivratri next year, 2024.

Mahashivratri 2024 date

Mahashivratri will be celebrated on March 8, 2024. On this day, there is a tradition of worshiping Shiva by keeping vigil from morning till night. According to the South Indian calendar, the festival of Maha Shivratri is celebrated on the Chaturdashi date of Krishna Paksha in Magh month. According to the North Indian calendar, the monthly Shivaratri falling in the month of Phalgun is celebrated as Maha Shivaratri.

According to the Panchang, the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi date of Phalgun month will start at 09.57 pm on March 8, 2024, and will end at 06.17 pm the next day on March 9, 2024. Since Shivratri is worshiped at night, it is not necessary to see Udayatithi in it.

Nishita Kaal Muhurta 12.07 a.m.–12.55 a.m. (9 March 2024)
Fast breaking time: 06.37 a.m.–03.28 p.m. (9 March 2024)

happy maha shivaratri, Char Prahar Puja Time

Night Pratham Prahar Puja Time: 06:25 PM–09:28 PM
Second Prahar Puja Time: 09:28 pm March 9, 12.31 am
Tritiya Prahar Puja Time: 12.31 a.m.–03.34 a.m.
Chaturtha Prahar Puja Time: 03.34 a.m.–6:37 a.m.

Why is Mahashivratri celebrated? (Mahashivratri Significance)

Mahashivratri 2024

The festival of Mahashivratri is special for two important reasons. It is said that on this date, Mahadev left the life of renunciation and entered household life. On this day and night, the marriage of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati took place. According to another belief, Lord Shiva appeared for the first time on the day of Mahashivratri. Shiva appeared in the form of Jyotirlinga, i.e., Shivalinga of fire. On the day of Mahashivratri itself, Shivlinga appeared at 64 different places. It is believed that by worshiping Shiva on this day, all troubles go away.

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