Maha Shivaratri generally translates to the “Great Night of Lord Shiva”. It is the biggest Hindu festival celebrated in India to honour Supreme God Shiva. On that day people do fasting, chanting “Om Namah Shivaya” and visits nearby Lord Mahadev temples praying to his icons Lingam. This year the day falls on 24th February and on this auspicious occasion, we have furnished the best Maha Shivaratri Images and Shivaratri Pictures to share.

A Jyotirlinga is a most devotional form of Lord Shiva. There are twelve traditional jyotirlingas shrines in the country. Maha Shivaratri is one of the most significant sacred festivals in India. On that large celebrations were held throughout the country with utmost devotion. Many exchange Maha Shivaratri Wishes and shares Maha Shivaratri Images to make the day more festive. It also witnessed that the people visit jyotirlingas are in an enormous number.

This day falls on Chaturdashititi during Krishna Paksha in the month of Magha. There are three stories involved in the celebrations of Shivaratri. On this day, many believed that Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. Lord Shiva saved the whole world by drinking deathly poison but held in his throat instead of swallowing. Due to this, he was given the name Neelakanta the blue-throated one, and large celebrations held on this Shivaratri day.

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Another mythological story associated with this festival is about the hunter who pleased Lord Shiva with bilva leaves. On this most popular day celebrate your social media sites by downloading the Maha Shivaratri Images. Hindu temples are decorated with lights, and people offer night long prayers by observing jagaran and chants “Hara Hara Mahadev”. Nowadays social media usage has increased, download the Happy Maha Shivratri Wallpapers for Whatsapp and also get the Maha Shivaratri Cover photos for Facebook.

People believed that who fast, observe jagaran and offer prayers to Lord Shiva throughout the night bring good luck and happiness to their lives. The most popular Maha Shivaratri celebrations take place in Ujjain. We have also shared the special Maha Shivaratri Status for Facebook and Whatsapp, and Happy Shivarathri Wishes on this page.

  • May all your wishes come true and the blessings of the God remain with you always.
    Happy Maha Shivratri
  • Shiv kimahimaaparampar! Shiv kartesabkaudharUnkikripaaap par sadabanirahe, aurbhole Shankar aapkejivan me khushi hi khushibhar de OM NAMAH SHIVAY
  • Shiv kimahimaaparampar,
    Shiv kartesabkaudhar,
    Unkikripaaap par sadabanirahe,
    aurBhole Shankar aapkejivan me khushi hi khushibhar de.

  • शिवकीबनीरहेआपपरछाया,
  • May Lord Shiva shower his benign blessings on you and your family. May happiness and peace surround you with his eternal love and strength.
  • Shivratri Ke is Utsav Par
    Bhagwan Shiva OrMaa Shakti is Kripa
    Aap Sab Par BanaeyRahe…!!!
    Happy Maha Shivaratri 2017.
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    Happy Maha Shivaratri…

  • We wish you all a very Happy Shivratri.
    May Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati shower their blessings to everyone.
    May this festival be a purposeful one to everybody.
  • Shivratri blessings to you and your family. May the almighty Lord Shiva bless you all with good things and perfect health
  • Shivaratri Means Auspicious Darkness.
    Devotees Must Spend The Night Of Shivaratri
    By Chanting With Full Sincerity
    The Name Of Lord Shiva And Seek His Divine Blessings..