The largest and most significant Hindu festival which is dedicated to Lord Shiva will be falling on 18th February 2023, this year. Prominently known as ‘The Great Night of Shiva’ - is the most important celebration of Shiva.

Listed below are the fasting times based on their respective pooja and tithi timings :

Ratri First Prahar Puja Time - 07:28 PM to 10:28 PM

Ratri Second Prahar Puja Time - 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM, Feb 19

Ratri Third Prahar Puja Time - 01:30 AM to -3.30 AM, Feb 19

Ratri Fourth Prahar Puja Time - 04:30 AM to 06:30 AM, Feb 19

Chaturdashi Tithi Begins - 10:32 PM on Feb 18, 2023

Chaturdashi Tithi Ends - 06:48 PM on Feb 19, 2023

Mantras to be Chanted on Shivratri

Let's have a look at some of the important mantras that are chanted on that auspicious day:​​To eliminate fear from your mind. It creates a pure vibration in itself.
Om Sarva Mangal Manglaye Shive Sarvaarth Sadhike

Sharanye Trayambake Gauri Narayaani NamostuTe
This mantra is chanted to seek blessings from Lord Rudra and Lord Shiva.
Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe Vidmahe Mahadevaya Deemahi Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat
Om Trayambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushtiwardham

Urwarukmivbandhanaan Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat

If you are planning to observe a Shivaratri fast then check out our food list that can be consumed during this auspicious day.

Food That Can Be Consumed During Shivratri FastingLet us celebrate the glory of Lord Shiva on this Maha Shivratri and seek his blessings for good health, success, and happiness in our lives.

Source / Image Credit: Malaysia Hindu Temple Event & Thaipusam Kavadi , Athma Gnana Maiyam , Rudra Life