Published On : June 16, 2022  |  Author : Astrologer Umesh
Shravan Shivratri

Importance Of Shravan Shivratri Shiv Puja

Shravan Shivratri is an auspicious festival dedicated to Lord Shiva. It takes place in the month of Shravana, thus qualifying the day as Shravan Shivratri. The month is believed to be dedicated to praying Lord Shiva and therefore, it is considered very sacred for the staunch devotees of Lord Shiva. The popularity of Shravan Shivratri is witnessed in various parts of India, including Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Bihar.

How To Observe Fast During Shravan Shivratri

The devotees of Lord Shiva are advised to religiously attend the morning rituals and then take Sankalp dedicated to observing a full day fast on Shivratri. The sanctity of Sankalp must be maintained at any cost. Devotees must not take temptation to eat anything during the fasting period on Shravan Shivratri days. They are advised to take the vow of following or adhering to rituals for fasting.

Devotees should seek the blessing of Shiva by singing devotional songs, bhajans, and worshipping him religiously. Observance of fast must continue unabated. The second bath on Shivratri day should be taken in the evening, prior to performing Shiv Pujan. The worship of Lord Shiva is suggested to be performed at night. Devotees should break the fast the next day after taking a bath.

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Significance Of Shravan Shivratri

The religious festival of Shravan Shivratri is very significant, considering it is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is believed to be one of the most powerful divine beings in Trinity Lords. The festival is also very important; as staunch devotees of Shiva get divine favours from him, such as peace, happiness, good fortunes, success, and prosperity in their lives. It is believed that performing Shiv Puja religiously on Shivratri can mean substantially beneficial for a devotee, particularly in terms of divine salvation that one gets.

This is the day witnessing the marriage of Shiva with goddess Parvati after being pleased with her observing years-long penance during the moonless nights for the wellbeing of Shiva.


Shravan Shivratri is one of the most famous and religious festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva. On this day, devotees of Shiva offer him prayers and worship him. From attaining various benefits, such as peace and prosperity, the devotees also get divine salvation by worshipping Lord Shiva on Shivratri days. This explains why the festival of Shravan Shivratri or Shivratri days is so important, magnificent and religious for the staunch followers of Lord Shiva.

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