Maha Shivratri in Odisha

Maha Shivratri Is a Festival of  “great night of Shiva” That is largely celebrated in India as well as in Nepal. according to the Hindu calendar Maha Shivratri is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha.

There are So many mythological legends associated with this Popular day(shivratri). According to one of the most popular legends, Shivaratri marks the wedding day of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Hindu People often fast on the night of Shivratri and sing hymns and praises in the name of Lord Shiva That Brings good luck in their life. Every Hindu temples across the country are decorated with lights and colorful decorations and offers prayers to God shiv.

Every three hours priests perform ritual pooja on Shiva lingam by bathing with milk, yoghurt, ghee, sugar and water, chanting OM Namah Shivaya’ and ringing the temple bells.

Not Only in india, but also North Indians celebrate this day as the wedding anniversary of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati  and devotees take out a procession in the name of Bhole ki baraat or Shiva’s baraat Procession.