Om Namah Shivaya , Om namah Shivaya , yes devotees chanted these sacred mantra when they were approaching towards Shiv Mandir in their respective city to offer prayers to lord Shiva. Maha Shivratri , one of the most auspicious and religious festival which falls on the 13th and 14th night of the new moon during Krishna Paksha in the hindu month of Phalgun. Maha Shivratri literally means the great night of Shiva or the night of Shiva adn it is said that this is the night when he performed the Tandava Nritya or the dance of primordial creation, preservation and destruction.
Maha Shivratri is universally observed by all pious Hindus with fasting, singing of bhajans, offering of prayers, recital of Sanskrit shlokas, fruits , flowers and food that is specially prepared in honour of the deity and his divine consort, goddess Parvati. All through the day the devotees chant the sacred Panchakshara mantra “Om Namah Shivaya”.Maha Shivratri is considered especially auspicious for women. Married women pray for the well being of their husbands and sons, while unmarried women pray for an ideal husband like Shiva, who is the spouse of Kali, Parvati and Durga
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