The day when Lord shiva is worshipped and also considered very important. This event is the significance of Lord shiva’s dance and is celebrated all throughout the night. In simple terms it means ‘ the Great Night of Shiva’. The whole night people stay awake and pray to Lord shiva and early morning they visit the temple for Darshan. Following this they make some sweets and food and do nivedyam, then eat their midday meal.
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What is Maadha Sivarathiri?
Maadha Sivarathiri is one of the most famous Hindu festivals celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva. Mostly Maha Sivarathiri is celebrated in February or March according to the Hindu calendar of Phalguna. This festival is celebrated for overcoming darkness and ignorance. People keep fast, chant prayers, meditate, and do other rituals on this day. People also visit Lord Shiva on this day. As per Tamil Calendar, Maha Sivarathiri falls on Chaturdashi Tithi of Krishna Paksha.