Maha Shivaratri !!!Om Nama Shivaya!!!
This year festival is on coming 24th February 2017 – Friday)
Maha Shivaratri is the Hindu’s noted festival celebrated yearly in virtue of the Lord Shiva. Auspicious festival falls on the 13th or 14th night of the new moon during Krishna Paksha in the Hindu month of Phalgun. This festival is celebrated on the dark moonless night. According to Hindu mythology, Shivaratri is the Lord Shiva’s great night represents the wedding day of God Shiva and Parvati. Believe, Shivaratri is the dark night when Lord Shiva perform the Tandava Nritya (the dance of primordial creation, saving and demolition). The festival is observed with pomp and enthusiasm in the southern state of Karnataka. We Tejas tours and travels provide pilgrimage trip to famous Shiva temples around Bangalore and other neighboring states. We are doing rental services like Buses and Mini Buses online bookings, Tempo Traveler (TT) online bookings, Cab online bookings in reasonable prices. Find the best fares and last minute deals at Tejas Tours and Travels online booking.
Celebrating the festival in a usual manner, devotes give ritual bath to the Lingam with the Panchagavya (Milk, Ghee, Cow Dung, Urine, Curd) which prepared by mixing five products of cow. Devotees of Lord Shiva throng Shiva temples across the country and spend the Night of Lord Shiva by chanting “Om Nama Shivaya”. The pray of Goddess Parvati also called ‘Gaura’ the giver of ‘Suhag’ for good husbands, marital bliss and a long and successful married life.
After the ritual bath, worshippers pay a visit to the nearest Lord Shiva temples carrying the traditional puja items like water, milk, bel leaves, fruits and oil lamp. In the bigger and very popular temples there is large rush of people. One day before Shivaratri Vratam is called Virat Vidhi, the devotees should eat only one time. On Shivaratri day, after finishing morning ritual practices, then worshippers should take Sankalp to maintain full day fast on Shivaratri and take food next day. The puja should be done during night and devotees should break the fasting next day after the bath and according to contradictory opinion devotees should break the fast only when Chaturdashi Tithi gets over. The devotees should take second bath in the evening before doing the Shiva Puja. The Shiva puja can be performed one time or 4 times with in the night. The Nishita time when Lord Shiva appeared on the earth in the form of Linga and the time are to break the fasting on the next day. Below are the Five famous places which you must visit to celebrate the Shivaratri festival in around the state of Karnataka
Murdeshwara Temple is a town in Bhatkal of Uttara Kannada (UK) district in the state of Karnataka, India. This is world’s second-tallest Shiva statue, the town positioned on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is also famous for the Murdeshwar Temple. We Tejas tours and travels provide, Buses online booking and Mini Buses online booking services, TT’s online bookings to visit the place in best and reasonable fares.
Gokarnanatheshwara Temple is in the Kudroli area of Mangalore in Karnataka. It is dedicated to Gokarnanatha, a form of Lord Shiva. The workshippers around the world comes for the festivals like Maha Shivaratri, Navrathri, Krishnashtami, Ganesh Chaturthi, Nagara Panchami, Deepavali, Dasara, Sri Narayana Jayanthi. We Tejas tours and travels provide, Bus booking online and Mini bus online booking services to visit the place in reasonable rates.
Srikanteshwara Temple also called Nanjundeshwara Temple, placed at a height of average 1000 feet from the sea level in the middle of kodyamale hills, around 35 Kilometers from the city of Mangalore. Locations exist in between the Journey from Mangalore to Dharmastala. We Tejas tours and travels provide Cab booking online and TT’s online booking services to visit the place in reasonable rates.
Shri Manjunatheshwara Temple (Dharmastala) which houses the shrine of Shiva, Manjunatha, Ammanavaru, Chandranath and the Dharma Daivas namely Kalarahu, Kalarkayi, Kumaraswamy and Kanyakumari. Lakshadeepa, the festival of lights, is the annual festival of Dharmasthala in November–December. On an average the flow of pilgrims is about 10,000 people a day. A equipped kitchen provides free food for all pilgrims and there are guest houses with modern amenities. We Tejas tours and travels provide Bus and Mini Bus online booking services and TT’s online bookings to visit the place in fair prices.
Shri Mahalingeshwara Temple , Puttur is built in 11-12th century, here Lord Shiva is popularly known as Puttur Mahalingeshwara. During the month of April the Ratha Festival (Rathotsava) is celebrated for ten days with much gaiety and fervor. More than a lakh people would visit Puttur at the time of the festival. We Tejas tours and travels provide Bus booking online and Mini bus online booking services to visit the place in reasonable rates.