Krishna Chaturthi - Masa Sivaratri
Masa Sivaratri represents convergence of Shiva and Shakti. Each month, Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha is known as Masa Shivaratri.
Masa Sivaratri in month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri.
In the midnight of Maha Sivaratri, Lord Siva was appeared in form of Linga. Siva Linga was first worshipped by Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma. Hence Maha Sivaratri is known as birthday of Lord Shiva and devotees worship Siva Linga during Sivaratri. It is auspicious to perform monthly 360 Sivalinga abhishekam, after 11 months 12th in the month of Magha is MAHA SIVARATRI it is called Sivaratri Vratam .
According to scriptures even Goddess Lakshmi, Indrani, Saraswati, Gayatri, Savitri, Sita, Parvati, Rati observed Sivaratri vratam and fast.
Daily Arathi Timings :
Morning (Kakad Aarati) - 9:00 am Night (Sej Aarati) - Mon, Tue,Wed, Fri,Sun- 7.00 pm
Noon (Madhyan Aarati) - 12:00 noon Thursday / Saturday - 8.00 pm
Evening (Dhoop Aarati) - 5:30 pm
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Month Date Day
April 20 Monday
May 20 Wednesday
June 19 Friday
July 19 Sunday
August 17 Monday
September 15 Tuesday
October 15 Thursday
November 13 Friday
December 13 Sunday
January 11 Monday
February 9 Tuesday
March 11 Thursday