Mahashivratri

PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind wish the nation on Mahashivratri

To celebrate Mahashivratri, devotees observe a fast and perform religious activities to please Lord Shiva. 

Feb 21, 2020, 10:23 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

Kumbh Mela 2019 enters Guinness Book Of World Records

Kumbh Mela began on January 14 and concluded on March 4 with the sixth and final "Shahi Snan" on Mahashivratri.

Mar 05, 2019, 08:25 AM IST

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Mar 04, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Kumbh mela to end with last holy dip on Mahashivratri on Monday

The Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, held in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad from January 15 on Makar Sakranti to March 4 this year. 

Mar 03, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Maha Shivratri 2019: Here are some interesting facts about the festival

Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on March 4 this year.

Mar 03, 2019, 08:55 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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?

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