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Maha Shivaratri 2019: List of things you need for the Puja

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Maha Shivaratri is one of the most important festivals in India. On this day, people perform Puja at home and visit temples to offer their prayers. This year, Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on March 4

Mar 02, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

Maha Shivaratri 2018: The story of Shiva and Ganga

There are many legends associated with Shiva and Ganga. Here’s taking a look at one of them.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:14 AM IST

Maha Shivaratri 2018: Why devotees take bath in the Ganga

Ganga’s presence on earth is attributed to Lord Shiva, who held her in his matted locks as she descended from the heaven with an enormous force. 

Feb 12, 2018, 08:11 AM IST

Maha Shivratri 2018: Puja Tithi, Timings and Vidhi

Meaning Shiva’s night, Maha Shivaratri falls on Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in month of Magha in the South Indian calendar or the Amavasyant Hindu lunar calendar.

Feb 12, 2018, 08:04 AM IST

Mahashivaratri 2017: Why taking bath in Ganga on this day is significant

The presence of Ganga on earth is attributed to Lord Shiva, who held her in her matted locks as she descended from the heaven with an enormous force.

Feb 20, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

10 terrorists who planned to attack Somnath temple on Mahashivratri traced, 3 killed

Officials have tracked down all the ten LeT and JeM terrorists and a massive search operation in on for the rest of the seven.

Mar 15, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Scores of Hindu pilgrims from India reach Pakistan to celebrate 'Shivaratri'

The Hindu pilgrims will to India from Pakistan on March 11.

Mar 06, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

Maha Shivratri special: Meet 'Shivaye' and 'Bhagwan Das' from Neeli Chatri Waale

Meet 'Shivaye' (Himanshu Soni) and 'Bhagwan Das' (Yashpal Sharma) Zee TV's hit serial Neeli Chatri Waale.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Pashupatinath shrine to draw 1 million visitors on Shivaratri

The famed Hindu shrine Pashupatinath is expected to draw one million visitors from India and Nepal on the occasion of Maha Shivarati on Monday.

Feb 16, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

21 Hindu pilgrims arrive in Pakistan for 'Shivaratri'

A group of 21 Hindu pilgrims from India on Sunday arrived in Pakistan to attend the Shivaratri festival at the historic Katas Raj temple in Punjab province.

Feb 16, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

Maha Shivaratri special: The 12 Jyotirlingas

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Feb 13, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Two killed in Shivaratri stampede in UP temple

At least two devotees were on Sunday killed and 10 others injured when a stampede broke out in a Shiva temple on the occasion of Shivaratri.

Mar 10, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

88 Hindu pilgrims arrive in Pakistan for `Shivaratri`

A group of 88 Hindu pilgrims from India on Friday arrived in Pakistan to attend the Shivaratri festival at the historic Katas Raj temple.

Mar 08, 2013, 22:19 PM IST

Pakistani Hindus not happy with security for Shivaratri

A Hindu rights group has demanded immediate removal of the district coordination officer of Chakwal in Pakistan`s Punjab province, after he allegedly refused to provide security for the Shivaratri festival on March 2-4.

Feb 27, 2011, 18:40 PM IST