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Maha Shivaratri 2022 Date, Muhurat, Wishes & Celebrations

Maha Shivaratri 2022: Date, Wishes, Celebrations, famous Shiva Temples, and nearby accommodations

Maha Shivratri’s night marks the night of celebration of the union of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati. Maha Shivaratri is called “The Great Night of Shiva”. Maha Shivratri is celebrated in the month of Phalguna (according to the North Indian Hindu calendar) and in Magha (according to the South Indian Hindu calendar). On this day devotees observe fasts, visit Shiva temples or Jyotirlingams. Know auspicious timings(muhurat), dates, wishes, and celebrations across India. There are many stories and significance related to Maha Shivratri and why it is celebrated, which you can learn about here.

Maha Shivratri 2022 Date & Muhurat

In 2022, Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on 1st March 2022, Tuesday. Maha Shivratri starts at 3:16 am on 1st March and ends on the second day on Chaturdashi Tithi. Mahashivratri Puja is done during the auspicious time which is observed in four phases below:

First phase Puja: March 1 from 6.21 pm to 9.27 pm

Second Phase Puja: March 1 from 9.27 pm to 12.33 am

Third phase Puja: March 2 from 12:33 am to 3.39 am

Fourth Phase Puja: March 2 from 3:39 am to 6:45 am

Maha Shivratri Wishes


Maha Shivratri Greeting

Maha Shivratri Celebrations

On the auspicious day of MahaShivratri devotees visit nearby shiva shakti peetham and perform holy rituals. Devotees of Lord Shiva fast on this day and one gets rid of all the troubles and hurdles of life. During Shivratri, people start their day by taking a bath in Brahma Muhurta. Devotees also participate in the “jaagran” organized in various Shiva temples. Akshat, Paan, Betel nut, Roli, Molly, Sandalwood, Clove, Cardamom, Milk, Curd, Honey, Ghee, Datura, Belpatra, Kamalgatta, and fruits are offered to Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati. During this day devotees chant the Mahamritnyujay mantra and Shiva’s mantra.

Mahamritnyujya Mantra: ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्।उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात्॥

Shiva’s Mantra: ऊँ नम: शिवाय

On this auspicious festival learn more about different Shiva temples in India below:

58 feet tall Statue of Lord Shiva

Biggest Shiva Temple in Delhi

Second Tallest Shiva Statue in the World – Shri Murudeshwar Temple

World’s Tallest Lord Shiva Statue – Statue of Belief

Kuber Bhandari Shiva Temple

Jagannath Puri Temple

Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple

Lingaraj Temple, Orissa

Gupteswar Cave Temple

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