Maha shivratri 2013, When is Maha Shivaratri in 2013?, Maha Shivaratri 2013, Maha Shivaratri Date
The one big festival that is dedicated to lord Shiva is Shivaratri. Shivaratri is celebrated on Chaturdasi of the Magha Masam of Telugu Calendar or Tamil month Masi. This year Maha Shivaratri is celebrated on Sunday, 10th March, 2013.
The normal ritual involved in observing Shivaratri are as follows:
1)Should fast the whole day without even drinking water.
2)Should perform at least Eka Rudra Abhishekam to Lord Shiva in the night to Lord Shiva, offering of Bilva Patra orBel leaves is considered to give high returns.
3)Offer fruits as Naivedyam or offering and eat only those for the night.
4)Should be awake the whole night enchanting the name of Lord Shiva
5)If possible do Abhishekam to Lord Shiva during Lingodbhava Kalam that is exactly at 00:48 hrs.
6)Should sleep only on the night of next day.