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Shiv raatri kyon manaayee jaatee hain,

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Answered by UMESH SHARMA, 11 Feb '10 03:26 pm

 
  
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King Daksha, opposed Sati's marriage with Shiva. At a yagna (holy sacrifice) the king ignored Shivas presence and thereby insulted the latter publicly. Sati was so angered by this that she jumped into the sacrificial fire and ended her life. Lord Shiva unleashed his fury at the death of his wife by performing the violent dance, Tandava. He wiped out Dakshas kingdom, undertook rigorous penance and retired to the Himalayas. The Gods, who feared that the severity of Shivas penance might bring an end to the world, revived Sati in the new avatar of Parvati. Shiva-Parvati married and this reunion is celebrated on Maha Shivaratri.
Answered by sumati gayki, 11 Feb '10 03:15 pm

 
  
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Shivaratri is celebrated on the 6th night of the dark Phalgun (Feb or March) every year. On the auspicious day, devotees observe fast and keep vigil all night. Mahashivaratri marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the 'Tandava'. It is also believed that on this day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Ma. On this day Shiva devotees observe fast and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves on Shiva Linga.
Answered by Kumar Mukesh, 11 Feb '10 03:07 pm

 
  
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Dikhane ke liye ki hum bhi bhagwan ko maante hain.
Answered by Dinesh Manaktala, 11 Feb '10 03:01 pm

 
  
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