Mahashivratri 2022: The festival of Mahashivratri is celebrated every year on the Chaturdashi of the Krishna Paksha of Falgun month. This day is considered to be the day of special worship of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati. It is believed that on this day Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva got married. On this occasion, every year the devotees of Mahadev celebrate a special festival on this occasion. Keep fast and worship for Mahadev. Apart from this, the procession of Lord Shiva is taken out in the temples and the marriage of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati is done with rituals.
It is said in Shiv Purana that on the night of Mahashivaratri, Adidev Lord Shiva had incarnated in the form of a mighty Shivling with the influence of crores of suns. For this reason, the night of Mahashivratri is called the night of Jargan. Let us tell you that in the year 2022, Mahashivratri is being celebrated on 1st March Tuesday. In such a situation, if you are also keeping a fast on Mahashivratri, then definitely worship Shivling.
Why Shivling is worshiped on Mahashivratri
It is believed that on the day of Mahashivratri, Mahadev is extremely pleased and fulfills the wishes of the devotees. It is also believed that on this day the Shivling sits on its own. That is why worshiping Shivling has special significance as it gives merit to the devotees. If you worship Shivling on this day with a sincere heart, then all your wishes are fulfilled.
Importance of fasting on Shivratri
It is believed that if you observe the fast of Mahashivratri, then you get freedom from all sins and at the same time your soul is also purified. On the day of Mahashivratri, Mahadev saves his devotees from torture. If unmarried girls keep this fast, then their wish of getting a suitable groom is also fulfilled. On the other hand, if married women observe a fast on Shivratri, they get the blessings of Mahadev and Mother Parvati.