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How maha siva rathri is celebrated?Please explain,

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Asked by samson aseervatham, 01 Mar '11 05:09 pm
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Maha Shivaratri is one of Hinduism's most unique festivals. Unlike other festivals, this festival is celebrated at night.
Answered by sumati gayki, 04 Mar '11 12:12 pm

 
  
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Do pooja and eat phalahar and next day do pooja then eat food
Answered by Shiva, 02 Mar '11 06:01 pm

 
  
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Hindu women worship Shiva Linga,pour water over his head.
Answered by Dare Devil, 01 Mar '11 07:22 pm

 
  
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Dear The abhisheka since morning to next morning milk & water, rudra homa, solkas, bhajan, some people full fast, they take food next morning only.
Answered by Vasudevan Govindarao, 01 Mar '11 05:20 pm

 
  
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Lord Shiva ka pujan shringaar hoga....mantra jaap ke baad prasaad khaya khilaya jayega aur bhaang pilayi jayegi
Answered by Travler, 01 Mar '11 05:13 pm

 
  
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Maha Shivaratri is one of Hinduism's most unique festivals. Unlike other festivals, this festival is celebrated at night. This festival is also very different from all other Hindu festivals because no special foods are made on this day. People usually eat normal meals during the day, and at sunset, begin a fast along with prayers to Lord Shiva. This ritual ends at sunrise the next day, with a feast to break the fast. Foods in this meal include foods made in the other festivals.

There is a story associated with Maha Shivaratri. It goes as follows.

A hunter was roaming in the jungle on the bank on the Kolidum River. He was chasing after a deer when he heard the growl of a tiger. He ran as fast as he could and climbed up a tree nearby. The tiger stood at the foot of the tree, and did not leave. All through the night, the hunter had to stay up in the tree. Afraid that he would fall if he fell asleep, he gently plucked one leaf after another from the tree and threw it down. At the foo ...more
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 01 Mar '11 05:13 pm

 
  
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