Maha Shivratri 2021 is here and today we are celebrating the union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is one of the most auspicious festivals for all Hindus. Devotees on this day observe fast and performing puja or Rudra -abhishek to seek his blessings. Many followers of Shiva even stay awake the whole night and perform Jagran for Bholenath. On this auspicious day, we have listed some special wishes, quotes, SMS, Facebook and Instagram statuses, WhatsApp messages and images that you can send to your family and friends.
This year, Maha Shivratri is being celebrated on March 11, which is a Thursday.
Maha Shivratri 2021 Wishes
.May you be showered with Lord Shiva’s choicest blessings on the auspicious day of Maha Shivratri.
.May all the difficulties in your life be banished by Lord Shiva.
.May the divine glory remind you of your capabilities and help you in attaining success. Happy Mahashivratri wishes to you.
.A day when positivity wins over negativity! Happy Maha Shivratri wishes to you and your family.
.May Lord Shiva shower upon you all his choicest blessings on this Maha Shivratri.
.May the blessings of Lord Shiva always stay with you and your family. Here’s wishing you ahead of Maha Shivratri!
.May the choicest blessings of Lord Shiva bring happiness, peace, good health, wealth, prosperity and harmony to your life. Happy Maha Shivratri.
.May Bhole Nath guide you and your family all your life! Sending you my best wishes on the special occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
.May Lord Shiva give power and strength to everyone facing difficulties. Wishing you and your family happy Mahashivratri.
.May all your wishes come true, and hope Lord Shiva’s blessings remain with you always.
Mahashivratri Fasting Rules:
.The fasting on Shivratri starts at dawn and continues over the day and night. The fasting must conclude only on the next day during the parana timing as suggested by the Panchang (calendar).
.The fasting is doubly beneficial only with night long vigil during Shivratri. The vigil must be accompanied by Shiv Puja either at the home or temple. The strict form of fasting consists of abstaining from food, drinks and water. The milder form of fasting allows consuming milk, water and fruits.
.The most important aspect of the fasting is abstaining from bad thoughts, bad company and bad words. The devotee must practice virtues and keep away from all evils.
.Staying at the temple premises, chanting the names of Lord Shiva and listening to the glories of the Lord are the most beneficial activities advised for the devotees.
.The essence of the fasting and vigil are achieving mastery over senses and learning to control desires. The pure state of mind achieved thus is diverted towards the Lord thereby purifying the individual’s body, mind and soul.