Happy Mahashivratri 2020 images for Whatsapp status: Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival that is celebrated annually in India to memorialize Lord Shiva and Parvati Devi ‘s marriage. The day is celebrated by chanting the prayers of Lord Shiva, meditating and fasting.
On Maha Shivratri, the devotees stay awake the whole night chanting Mantras and visit temples to worship Lord Shiva in the morning to gather his blessings. People in India and Nepal smoke Cannabis as it believed to be the divine Prasad from the divine being Lord Shiva.
Maha Shivratri is celebrated on the new moon day of the Maagha month of the Hindu calendar. It is believed that fasting on the night of Maha Shivratri brings good luck in one’s life.
Maha Shivratri also holds a significant role in married women’s life, as they observe fast for the long lives of their husbands.
According to the sacred text, Lord Shiva also performs Tandava on the night of Maha Shivratri which illustrates the whole cycle of creation and destruction of the Universe.
As a ritual bath, a combination of milk and honey is poured on the Shiva Linga. and the health experts believe that this combination of milk and honey is a magical potion for humans as well. The health experts believe that this combination of milk and honey is a magical potion for humans as well because honey is an antioxidant and on the other hand milk is a great source of calcium, protein, and vitamins.