Maha Shivratri is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. In fact, it is the most important time of spirituality for ardent devotees of Lord Shiva. The term itself shows the importance of the day as “Maha” means big and “ratri” mean night. In this day, Lord Shiva is glorified, worshipped, and honored in the temple by the devotees. The Shiva linga is given a ceremonial bath for purification before performing the special rituals. The festival is celebrated on the waning moon fortnight of Phalguna month according to Hindu calendar. It is an important occasion of Hindus willing to acquire blessing of the Lord and absolve sins of the past.
Lord Shiva is one of the most revered and important Gods of Trinity. On this pious day, the Universal Spiritual Energy remains at peak making special time for prayer. Devotees performing rituals in reverence to Lord Shiva are granted wishes, absolve sins, and even increase spirituality to attain nirvana. This is believed that worshipping Lord Shiva on this day pleases Him the most and grants wishes of the devotees. Married women perform puja for a marital bliss while maiden ask for an ideal husband like him during the ritual. The occasion is equally important for poor and rich to get economic gains, wealth, food, peace and prosperity in life. This is why devotees from all sections of society flock to temples to worship with devotion and get the blessing in life.
Like every year, Mahatyagi Seva Sanstha is organizing grand rituals in Shri Ram Hanuman Vatika temple. Special rituals will be performed from 7 PM to 5 AM in the morning by Shri Mahatyagi Maharaji for the devotees. A special “Shankar Abhishek” will be done at midnight for the veneration of Lord Shiva. The festival will be celebrated on 17th of February 2015 in the temple. All devotees are heartily welcome to the temple to perform puja and acquire incessant blessing of Lord Shiva.