Lord Shiva

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Here's the legend behind worshipping Maa Chandraghanta on Day 3

Maa Chandraghanta blesses her bhakts with valour and removes all the obstacles from their lives. 

Mar 27, 2020, 17:36 PM IST

Chaitra Navratri 2020: Day 2 - Pray to Maa Brahmacharini for virtue and peace

On the second day of Navratri, Maa Brahmacharini is worshipped. 

Mar 26, 2020, 07:33 AM IST

Kedarnath gates to reopen on April 29 for devotees

The auspicious hour and date for the reopening of the famous Himalayan shrine in Uttarakhand were announced at a religious ceremony held on the occasion of Shivratri at the Omkareshwar temple in Ukhimath where Lord Kedar is worshipped during winter. 

Feb 21, 2020, 13:23 PM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Sing this aarti to seek Lord Shiva's divine blessings

A puja culminates when devotees sing Aarti in glory of the almighty. On Maha Shivaratri, dedicated to Lord Shiva, you can sing this Shiva Aarti.

Feb 21, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Devotees across the country throng temples to offer prayers

Maha Shivratri is one of the most splendidly celebrated festivals across the country. 

Feb 21, 2020, 10:19 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: The festival of convergence of Shiv and Shakti

Maha Shivratri celebrates the grand marriage of the lord of destruction, Shiva -- with the goddess of fertility, love, and beauty -- Parvati, who is also known as Shakti (power).

Feb 21, 2020, 10:08 AM IST

MahaShivratri 2020: Huge crowd of devotees gather in temples since morning

Mahashivratri is one of the major festivals of Hindus. The devotees of Lord Shiva wait for this day throughout the year. Huge crowds of devotees can be seen in the temples of Lord Shiva since morning in many parts of the country to offer prayers on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. It is believed that by offering water, milk, belpatra, plum and cannabis on the Shivling on this day, all the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled.

Feb 21, 2020, 09:54 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Unknown facts about the festival!

The auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri is on February 21 this year. The festival marks the celebration of Lord Shiva and Maa Parvati's marriage. Devotees throng Shiva-Parvati temples in huge numbers and offer their prayers to the almighty. 

Feb 21, 2020, 07:00 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Send these devotional WhatsApp, Facebook and text messages to your loved ones

Maha Shivratri is marked to celebrate the wedding of Lord Shiva and Maa Parvati. 

Feb 20, 2020, 21:01 PM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Listen to these top Bollywood songs dedicated to Lord Shiva

Several Shiva-Parvati temples have been decorated and preparations for the big day began days in advance.

Feb 20, 2020, 19:50 PM IST

Shiva—your secret eye encapsulates the world!

Here's wishing our readers a very Happy Maha Shivratri. This year, it will be celebrated on February 21. 

Feb 20, 2020, 13:37 PM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Chant these powerful mantras dedicated to Lord Shiva

Maha Shivratri 2020: These mantras, dedicated to Lord Shiva, are simple and can be chanted easily.

Feb 20, 2020, 07:00 AM IST

On Maha Shivratri, we bring to you the story of Shiva and Ganga

On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, let's take a look at one of the legends associated with Lord Shiva and Ganga.

Feb 20, 2020, 05:00 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Here's a list of important ingredients for puja at home

Maha Shivratri is celebrated to mark the marriage of Lord Shiva with Maa Parvati. 

Feb 19, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Did you know 'bhang' is served as prasad in Varanasi on Maha Shivratri?

The city of Kashi is immersed in the Maha Shivratri festive feels, days in advance. 

Feb 19, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Maha Shivratri 2020: Know why we celebrate the auspicious festival

On Mahashivratri, Lord Shiva devotees observe fast, visit temples and offer prayers to the Lord for their well-being and prosperity.

Feb 19, 2020, 14:31 PM IST

Kashi-Mahakal Express inaugural run special: Berth No. 64, Coach B5 reserved for Lord Shiva

The seat number 64 of coach B5 in the Kashi-Mahakal Express has been turned into a mini-temple devoted to Lord Shiva, while it was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. 

Feb 17, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Controversy: Seat Reserved for Lord Shiva

First time in history one seat is resrved for Lord Shiva. Seat number 64 of coach B5 in the Kashi-Mahakal Express, that connects three Jyotirlingas in two states, has been turned into a mini-temple devoted to Lord Shiva.

Feb 17, 2020, 13:12 PM IST

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi raises question over berth for Lord Shiva in Kashi-Mahakal Express

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday (February 17) raised question over the decision to reserve a seat for Lord Shiva in Kashi-Mahakal Express, which was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (February 16).

Feb 17, 2020, 12:37 PM IST