Masa Shivaratri dates 2017
Every month the 14th lunar phase during the dark half, i.e., Krishna Paksha is known as Masa Shivaratri or Masik Sivaratri.
Masa Shivaratri in the month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri as per the Amavasyant panchanga followers. According to Purnimant panchanga it is in the month of Phalguna. However both Schools, celebrate all Shivaratris including Maha Shivaratri on same day.
According to Hindu Mythology, on the midnight of Maha Shivaratri, Lord Shiva saved the world by swallowing the poisonous fumes called Halahal, which came out when the gods and demons churned the ocean (samudra manthan). Hence people worship and pay homage to Lord Shiva on this day. Observing fast on Shivaratri days is very common in India.
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|26||January||(Thursday)||24:06 to 25:00|
|24||February||(Friday)||24:08 to 24:59
|26||March||(Sunday)||24:02 to 24:49|
|24||April||(Monday)||24:04 to 24:40|
|24||May||(Wednesday)||23:57 to 24:38|
|22||June||(Thursday)||24:02 to 24:43|
|21||July||(Friday)||24:06 to 24:48|
|20||August||(Sunday)||24:02 to 24:46|
|18||September||(Monday)||23:51 to 24:38|
|18||October||(Wednesday)||23:40 to 24:13|
|16||November||(Thursday)||23:39 to 24:33|
|16||December||(Saturday)||23:49 to 24:44|