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Shiva Temples in city gear up for Mahashivaratri
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Shiva Temples in city gear up for Mahashivaratri

March 3, 2019

Mysuru: Mahashivaratri or the ‘great night of Shiva’ comes once in a year, either in February or March, depending on the lunar calendar and this year, it is celebrated on Mar. 4 (tomorrow). It is a major Hindu festival in honour of Lord Shiva. Every lunar month, there is a Shivaratri (12 per year). The…

Mahashivaratri events at Ganapathy Ashrama from Mar. 3 to 5
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Mahashivaratri events at Ganapathy Ashrama from Mar. 3 to 5

March 2, 2019

Mysuru:  Mahashivaratri will be celebrated at Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Ashrama in Dattanagar, Ooty Road here from Mar. 3 to 5.  The detailed programmes are as follows: Mar. 3 (Sunday): 8 am – Ganapathy, Navagraha and Shiva Panchakshari Homas; 11 am – Girija Kalyana; 12.30 pm – MahaMangalarati, Prasada distribution; 12.45 pm – Tailabhishekam to Lord…

Mahashivaratri on Mar.4: City Police issue guidelines
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Mahashivaratri on Mar.4: City Police issue guidelines

March 2, 2019

Mysuru:  To ensure smooth conduct of Mahashivaratri festival on Mar.4, City Police have issued a few guidelines to prevent any untoward incidents. According to the Police, wheeling and over-speeding by two-wheelers, drunken driving, gambling, use of loud-speakers without prior permission and screening of films on roadsides have been banned. The Police have warned of initiating…

Mahashivaratri: Thousands throng Shiva temples to have darshan
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Mahashivaratri: Thousands throng Shiva temples to have darshan

February 14, 2018

Mysuru: Thousands of devotees thronged Shiva temples across the city to have darshan and to offer special pujas on Mahashivaratri that was celebrated with religious fervour and traditional gaiety yesterday. Fasting, prayers and vigil marked the celebrations with devotees making a beeline for major pilgrim centres associated with Shaivism. Devotees were seen standing in long…

Mysuru temples decked up for Mahashivaratri tomorrow
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Mysuru temples decked up for Mahashivaratri tomorrow

February 12, 2018

Mysuru:  Mahashivaratri, a major Hindu festival that takes place annually in honour of Lord Shiva, will be celebrated at all Shiva temples across the city tomorrow. As part of the celebrations, the 108 Shivalingas at Sri Shaivashilpi Brahmarshi Gurukula on Ramanuja Road were cleaned as a precursor to the rituals. The pujas will commence with…

Mahashivaratri at NIE Sports Complex
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Mahashivaratri at NIE Sports Complex

February 12, 2018

Mysuru: A ‘Vishesha Mahashivaratri Mahotsava’ has been organised at NIE Sports Complex (Indoor Stadium) tomorrow (Feb.13), in which more than a thousand devotees will render ‘Sri Rudra Mantra’. The rituals will commence at 5.30 pm with the chanting of Ganapathy Atharva Seersham and Laghunasyam, followed by Rudrabhishekha and other rituals. Swami Chidananda will deliver a…

Shivaratri, a Night Dedicated to Shiva
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Shivaratri, a Night Dedicated to Shiva

February 11, 2018

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, Former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Shivaratri is celebrated all over India and in our city too. It is referred to as ‘Shivaratri’ perhaps because devotees worship Shiva throughout the night. This is particularly true with regard to most Shiva temples. According to mythology, Shiva performed…

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Maha Shivaratri – Pious night of Shiva

February 27, 2017

Maha Shivaratri which means ‘The Great Night of Shiva’ is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the God Shiva. It is a major festival in Hinduism and marks a remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance” in life and the world. It is observed by remembering Shiva and chanting prayers, fasting, doing Yoga and…

Pious night of Shiva
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Pious night of Shiva

February 25, 2017

Maha Shivaratri which means ‘The Great Night of Shiva’ is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of the God Shiva. It is a major festival in Hinduism and  marks a remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance” in life and the world. It is observed by remembering Shiva and chanting prayers, fasting, doing Yoga and…

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