New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Masik Shivratri 2021, is one of the important festivals for Hindus as it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This auspicious day falls every month on the 14th day (Chaturdashi) of every month during the waning moon as per Hindu Lunar Calendar. This month, the day is being observed today, September 4, 2021. 

Masik Shivratri 2021: Date and time

  • Chaturdashi starts: Oct. 4 at 21:05
  • Chaturdashi ends: Oct. 5 at 19:04
  • Sunrise 06:15
  • Sunset 18:03

Masik Shivratri 2021: Significance

As per Indian Mythology, during midnight of Maha Shivaratri, in the form of Linga, Lord Shiva appeared. Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma were the first to worship Shiva Linga. Sacred scriptures also say Goddess Lakshmi, Saraswati and other goddesses also observed this fast

It is believed that with the grace and blessings of Lord Shiva one can get all the desires fulfilled. Unmarried women observe this fast to get the life partner of their choice. Married women pray for peace and happiness in their married life.

Masik Shivratri 2021: Puja rituals

- To observe Masik Shivratri fast one has to start it from Maha Shivaratri day and then continue it for a year.

-Shivaratri Pujan is suggested during midnight at Nishita kaal, it prevails for two Ghati.

Masik Shivratri 2021: Shiva Mantras

1. Shiva Moola Mantra

Om Namah Shivaya॥

2. Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

Om Tryambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushti-Vardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanan Mrityormukshiya Mamritat॥

3. Rudra Gayatri Mantra

Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe Mahadevaya Dhimahi
Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat॥

Posted By: Sanyukta Baijal