Mahashivratri

Over 600,000 offer prayers at Pashupatinath on Mahashivratri

Over 600,000 offer prayers at Pashupatinath on Mahashivratri

Over 600,000 devotees offered prayers to Lord Shiva till Saturday morning at the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal on the occasion of the Mahashivaratri festival, media reports said.

Feb 25, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

200 deities gather for Mahashivratri in Himachal town

In this Himachal Pradesh town, popularly known as `Chhoti Kashi`, over 200 deities from hundreds of temples are congregating for the festivities of Mahashivratri.

Feb 24, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's gift on Maha Shivaratari: A 112-foot face of Lord Shiva - Read details

PM Narendra Modi's gift on Maha Shivaratari: A 112-foot face of Lord Shiva - Read details

This is said to be the largest sculpture of the face of Lord Shiva on the planet.

Feb 24, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
Mahashivaratri: TV celebs on how Lord Shiva inspires them

Mahashivaratri: TV celebs on how Lord Shiva inspires them

Popular TV celebs like Helly Shah, Niti Taylor and Roop Durgapal consider Lord Shiva as a source of inspiration as he is the "destroyer of evil" and "god of meditation", they said on the occasion of Mahashivaratri which falls on Friday.

Feb 23, 2017, 20:29 PM IST
UP shame: Six-year-old raped during Mahashivratri festivities; accused still at large

UP shame: Six-year-old raped during Mahashivratri festivities; accused still at large

A six-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by a youth in a village here, police said on Tuesday.

Mar 08, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Lakhs offer prayers at Shiva temples in Jharkhand

Lakhs of devotees offered prayers at different Shiva temples across Jharkhand on Mahashivratri on Monday.

Mar 08, 2016, 00:30 AM IST

Landslide in MP: Three devotees killed near Shiv temple in Chhindwara

The people were worshipping in the temple on the occasion of Mahashivratri. 

Mar 07, 2016, 17:05 PM IST

Mahashivratri being celebrated across Madhya Pradesh

The annual festival of Mahashivratri, a special day of reverence for Lord Shiva, is being celebrated on Monday across Madhya Pradesh with faith and fervour.

Mar 07, 2016, 16:40 PM IST
Kailash - Mansarovar: 3 mysterious miracles

Kailash - Mansarovar: 3 mysterious miracles

Shorn of any vegetation and embedded deep under layers of snow, the  grandeur and gravitas of Kailash Mansarovar is felt by all who visit its slopes.

 

Mar 07, 2016, 16:33 PM IST
#Mahashivratri: 3 pilgrims killed, 5 trapped after landslide near Shiv temple in Chhindwara

#Mahashivratri: 3 pilgrims killed, 5 trapped after landslide near Shiv temple in Chhindwara

At least three pilgrims are feared dead and about 4-5 others are trapped under the debris following a landslide near a Shiv temple in Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh . 

Mar 07, 2016, 15:53 PM IST
Mahashivaratri: Devotees offer prayers, perform Ganga Aarti – Watch video

Mahashivaratri: Devotees offer prayers, perform Ganga Aarti – Watch video

Mahashivaratri celebrates marital alliance of Shakti (Parvati) and Lord Shiva.

Mar 07, 2016, 15:04 PM IST
Mahashivaratri: Baahubali’s mesmerising tribute to Lord Shiva – Watch video

Mahashivaratri: Baahubali’s mesmerising tribute to Lord Shiva – Watch video

Prabhas, who essayed the role of Shivudu in the first half of the two part magnum opus ‘Baahubali -The Beginning’ gracefully carried a huge Shiva Linga on his shoulder.

Mar 07, 2016, 12:16 PM IST
Terror alert in Gujarat: Top 10 developments

Terror alert in Gujarat: Top 10 developments

Gujarat has been put on high alert on Sunday following intelligence inputs that terrorists have sneaked into the state, with raids being conducted at Kutch and other places, security beefed up at vital installations and sensitive areas and NSG teams on standby.

Mar 06, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Gujarat on high alert: 10 LeT, JeM suicide bombers enter India; terrorists planning attack on Mahashivratri?

Gujarat on high alert: 10 LeT, JeM suicide bombers enter India; terrorists planning attack on Mahashivratri?

In a first,  Pakistan has shared a specific intelligence input with India related to possible terror strikes by Lashkar-E-Taiba and Jaish-e-Muhammed's suicide bombers.

Mar 06, 2016, 09:33 AM IST
Maha Shivaratri 2017: Twelve Jyotirlinga shrines and their locations

Maha Shivaratri 2017: Twelve Jyotirlinga shrines and their locations

Many devotees of Lord Shiva visit the Jyotirlingas on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivaratri. These shrines are considered to be the most radiant signs of Shiva.

Mar 04, 2016, 14:38 PM IST
Lessons we can learn from Lord Shiva

Lessons we can learn from Lord Shiva

With Mahashivaratri around the corner, let’s take a look at some of the lessons we can learn from the Lord himself the one who represents eternal truth, invincible force, immortality and compassion.

Mar 02, 2016, 13:47 PM IST
Mahashivaratri 2016: Puja timings, Tithi, and Vidhi

Mahashivaratri 2016: Puja timings, Tithi, and Vidhi

The Mahashivaratri is of great significance as it marks the union of Shiva and Shakti.

Mar 02, 2016, 11:44 AM IST

Youth drowns in Godavari

A youth drowned in river Godavari in Koti Lingala village in the district while he gone to a temple on occasion of festival 'Mahashivratri', police said today.

Feb 18, 2015, 10:54 AM IST
Bollywood celebrities wish on Maha Shivratri!

Bollywood celebrities wish on Maha Shivratri!

The auspicious day of Maha Shivratri is celebrated annually in reverence of lord Shiva.

Feb 17, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Mahashivratri 2017: How to perform the puja at home

"Thy name oh lord is Shiva, who guides our soul and karma!"

Feb 13, 2015, 13:40 PM IST