Internet desk. Mahashivaratri has special significance in Hinduism. This year, this festival is on 11 March Thursday. Mahashivratri will be celebrated in 2021 in many auspicious coincidences. According to astrologers, on Mahashivaratri, there will be a close constellation with Shiva Yoga and the Moon will sit in Capricorn.
According to the Hindu calendar, Mahashivratri is celebrated on the Chaturthi date of the Krishna Paksha of the month of Magh. According to the South Indian almanac (Amavasyant almanac), the festival of Mahashivaratri is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha of the month of Magh. Both these dates fall on the same day. It is believed that those who observe Lord Shiva’s fast on this day get good luck, prosperity and children.
The auspicious time of Mahashivratri 2021 is as follows…
Nishith Kaal Puja Muhurta: From 24:06:41 to 24:55:14.
Duration: 0 hours 48 minutes.
Mahashivratri Parana Muhurta: from 06:36:06 to 15:04:32.
Worship Lord Shiva like this on Mahashivaratri fast
On this day, fill water or milk in clay or copper lotus and cover with vinegar, mud flowers, rice etc. on the Shivling. On the day of Mahashivaratri, recitation of Shivpuran and Mahamrityunjaya Mantra or Panchakaksha Mantra of Shiva should be recited. Also, there is a law for night awakening on Mahashivaratri. According to the scriptures, it is considered best to worship Mahashivratri during the Nishil period.