Today is the monthly Shivaratri. Bholenath and Mata Parvati are worshiped on this day. According to the Hindu calendar, the monthly Shivaratri (Masik Shivratri) is celebrated on the fourth day of Krishna Paksha. On this day, there is a special crowd of devotees in Shiva temples. It is believed that Lord Shiva is the happiest of all the Goddesses. Whoever worships them with their sincere heart, God fulfills all their wishes. Let's know about the auspicious time of monthly Shivaratri and the method of worship.
Chaitra Monthly Shivaratri Puja Muhurta
This Shivaratri is falling in the month of Chaitra, hence it is also called Chaitra Monthly Shivaratri. Chaitra Chaturdashi starts- April 10, 2021, Saturday morning is from 4.27 pm to 11 April 2021, Sunday morning is 06 to 03 minutes. Shivaratri is worshiped in the night time, so monthly Shivaratri is falling on 10 April. On this day, devotees offer prayers to Lord Shiva. At the same time, some people offer belpatra, hemp, dhatura, sandalwood, flowers, milk and honey to please them.
Importance of monthly Shivaratri
Shivaratri has special significance in Hinduism. According to mythological beliefs, Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati met on this day. Therefore, by worshiping Lord Shiva on this day, Lord Shiva is very happy with his devotees and fulfills all their wishes. By observing this fast, you get rid of the troubles in the marriage. With the blessings of Bholenath, your married life will be happy.
Puja method of monthly Shivaratri
1. Preparations for the worship of monthly Shivaratri begin from Trayodashi. On this day in Pradosh Kaal, take a pledge to worship Lord Shiva and do monthly Shivaratri.
2. On Chaturdashi, wake up in the morning and bathe Lord Shiva and anoint it with bell leaf, hemp, datura, mud leaves, milk and Ganga water.
3. Chanting Shiva Purana and Mahamrityunjaya on this day is very auspicious. On this day, devotees keep a fastless fast.