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    5 legendary Lord Shiva stories we bet you did not know!

    Lord Shiva is simple yet fascinating and is the one who breaks all stereotypes of being a god. Shiva is a god away form materialistic possessions and is smeared with ash on his body with a snake around his neck. Long before ‘feminism’ or ‘gender equality’ came into existence, Lord Shiva introduced us to the concept because of his ‘Ardharishwara’ – an androgynous form of Shiva and his wife Parvati, which is

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    Maha Shivratri 2018: How to observe vrat and what to eat?

    Maha Shivratri is one of the auspicious Hindu festivals celebrated around the world. The day is observed by chanting prayers, meditating, fasting, staying vigil and offering fruits, milk, sweets, and bael leaves to Lord Shiva. There is also a tradition of visiting Shiva temples and jyotirlingas. ‘Maha Shivratri’ literally means ‘Great night of Shiva’ and it is celebrated every year in the Hindu month of Phalguna, which falls in February or March according

  • Badho Bahu to worship Mahadev this Shivratri

    Producer Dipti Kalwani’s (Sunny Side Up) and Sushant Kumar and Teena Swayyam (Humtum Telefilms) popular show Badho Bahu is getting all the praises from everyone for its unique storyline.

  • PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Maha Shivratri

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the holy occasion of Maha Shivratri. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said, “Heartfelt greetings and best wishes on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.”

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    Maha Shivratri: 5 Mythical Shiva stories you must know about!

    Maha Shivratri which literally translates to ‘great night of Shiva’is a Hindu festival largely celebrated in India as well as in Nepal. The festival is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha according to the Hindu calendar. The day is celebrated to venerate Lord Shiva, an important deity in Hindu culture. The festival owes its origins to several versions, one of them being a celebration of Shiva and

  • 5 things you must definitely not offer to Shiva on Maha Shivratri

    The Hindu’s community going to celebrates a Maha Shivratri on 24th February. The devotees keep a fast and worship to Lord Shiva with a great pompous. It is also known to be the only day that sindoor is offered to a shivling. His favourite plant is Bael and also likes bhaang, dhatura, milk, sandal and ash. According to Shiv Puran, on this days five things you MUST not offer Lord shiva.

  • Maha Shivratri 2017: Marathi devotional songs and chants for Shiva

    The Hindu festival Maha Shivratri will going to celebrates on 24th February, 2017. The festival is believed that Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati married on this day.  It’s also known as the day Lord shiva performed the Tandav nrtiya or dance. The Lord Shiva is also called  Kameshwar. A God who helms control over desire. Lord Shiva is also recognised as ‘The Lord of Love’. As this festival is celebrated by all

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    5 things you cannot miss at Isha Foundation’s multifaceted Maha Shivratri extravaganza at Coimbatore

    Like every year, Isha Yoga Centre will celebrate Shivratri with great grandeur and splendour. A cultural event comprising music, dance and meditation is organised by Sadhguru, the centre’s founder. The event draws lakhs of people each year. Those not being able to attend the event can watch it live the whole night on television or through their webstream.

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    Maha Shivratri 2017: Significance, how to celebrate, muhurat, puja vidhi and auspicious timings

    Maha Shivratri is an auspicious Hindu Festival dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and in 2017 it is being observed on the evening of February 24. It is believed that worshiping Lord Shiva on the auspicious day helps to get rid of all the sins and hence making it one of the important festivals. It is also said that it is the day when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati got married, thus bringing

  • Shivratri celebrated with fervour

    Indore : Maha Shivratri was celebrated in the city with enthusiasm and religious fervour, on Monday night. Thousands of devotees thronged the temples to offer special ‘puja’ on the day. There were various ‘havans’ organised in temples and homes, where people prayed for companionship and spiritual enlightenment.

  • Shivratri celebrated with fervour

    Ujjain : Traditional enthusiasm and religious fervour marked the Maha Shivratri celebrations in the city on Monday.  Lord Mahakal will be offered ‘Pagadi’ or the marriage turban here on Tuesday, where the Bhasm-aarti will be organised in the mid noon. The rare ritual is held only once a year.

  • India on high alert owing to terror threat on ‘Maha Shivratri’

    New Delhi/Ahmedabad: India remained on high alert owing to a terror threat on ‘Maha Shivratri’ today as temples and strategic places were under tight vigil amid inputs that 10 LeT and JeM terrorists have entered India from Pakistan through Gujarat which saw an unprecedented security cover.

  • TV show ‘Neeli Chhatri Waale’ shooting at Maheshwar

    Indore : With Mahashivratri around the corner, it’s time for some exciting action on Zee TV’s light hearted drama `Neeli Chhatri Waale’ that centres around the unique premise of a common man’s friendship with Lord Shiva. Featuring veteran actor Rajesh Kumar as the common man Bhagwandas and the handsome Himanshu Soni as Shivaye, the show is at an interesting turning point in its narrative. The entire cast and crew of the show is

  • Shivratri celebrated with fervour

    Indore : Maha Shivratri was celebrated in the city with enthusiasm and religious fervor, on Tuesday. Thousands of devotees thronged temples to offer special ‘puja’ on the day.
    Various religious and spiritual bodies organized functions to celebrate the day. ‘Baraat’ of the Lord was taken out from Shiva temples, located at Marimata and Pardeshipura, in which large number of people including females and children took part.
    Elsewhere, shobhayatras were also taken out to celebrate

  • Shivratri celebrated with fervor

    Indore : Maha Shivratri was celebrated in the city with enthusiasm and religious fervor, on Tuesday. Thousands of devotees thronged temples to offer special ‘puja’ on the day.

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    PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Maha Shivratri

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Maha Shivratri. “Greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri,” Modi said in a statement.