Matha Sivarathiri Dates 2018

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Matha Sivarathiri 2018 – As per Hindu Calendar, Matha Shivratri is celebrated on the 14th day of each month during the waning moon (Krishna Paksha) half. maths means ‘monthly’ and Shivaratri means ‘night of Lord Shiva’. The day is observed every month whereas Mahashivratri falls once in a year. Month wise Matha Shivratri 2018 details and list given below.

Matha Sivarathiri 2018 / Amavasai 2018 / Pournami 2018 / Pradosham 2018 / Karthigai 2018 / Ashtami 2018 / Navami 2018 / Sashti 2018 / Sankatahara Chathurthi 2018 / Thiruvonam 2018 / Ekadhasi 2018 / Chathurthi 2018

Year – 2018 Amavasai Pournami Matha Sivarathiri Pradosham Karthigai Ashtami Navami Sashti Sankatahara Chathurthi Thiruvonam Ekadhasi Chathurthi
January

16 Tue

01 Mon


31 Wed

15 Mon

14 Sun


29 Mon

26 Fri

09 Tue


25 Thu

10 Wed


26 Fri

07 Sun


23 Tue

05 Fri

18 Thu

12 Fri


27 Sat

21 Sun

February

15 Thu

N/A

13 Tue

13 Tue


27 Tue

22 Thu

08 Thu


23 Fri

09 Fri


24 Sat

06 Tue


21 Wed

03 Sat

14 Wed

11 Sun


26 Mon

19 Mon

March

17 Sat

01 Thu


31 Sat

15 Thu

14 Wed


29 Thu

22 Thu

10 Sat


24 Sat

11 Sun


25 Sun

07 Wed


23 Fri

05 Mon

13 Tue

13 Tue


27 Tue

21 Wed

April

15 Sun

29 Sun

14 Sat

13 Fri


27 Fri

18 Wed

08 Sun


23 Mon

09 Mon


24 Tue

06 Fri


21 Sat

03 Tue

10 Tue

12 Thu


26 Thu

19 Thu

Year – 2018 Amavasai Pournami Matha Sivarathiri Pradosham Karthigai Ashtami Navami Sashti Sankatahara Chathurthi Thiruvonam Ekadhasi Chathurthi
May

15 Tue

29 Tue

13 Sun

13 Sun


27 Sun

15 Tue

08 Tue


22 Tue

09 Wed


23 Wed

06 Sun


20 Sun

03 Thu

07 Mon

11 Fri


25 Fri

18 Fri

June

13 Wed

27 Wed

12 Tue

11 Mon


25 Mon

12 Tue

07 Thu


21 Thu

08 Fri


22 Fri

05 Tue


19 Tue

02 Sat

03 Sun

10 Sun


24 Sun

17 Sun

July

13 Fri

27 Fri

11 Wed

10 Tue


25 Wed

09 Mon

06 Fri


20 Fri

07 Sat


21 Sat

04 Wed


18 Wed

01 Sun


31 Tue

01 Sun

09 Mon


23 Mon

16 Mon

August

11 Sat

26 Sun

09 Thu

09 Thu


23 Thu

05 Sun

05 Sun


19 Sun

06 Mon


20 Mon

03 Fri


17 Fri

30 Thu

24 Fri

07 Tue


22 Wed

14 Tue

Year – 2018 Amavasai Pournami Matha Sivarathiri Pradosham Karthigai Ashtami Navami Sashti Sankatahara Chathurthi Thiruvonam Ekadhasi Chathurthi
September

09 Sun

25 Tue

08 Sat

07 Fri


22 Sat

02 Sun

03 Mon


17 Mon

04 Tue


18 Tue

01 Sat


15 Sat

28 Fri

21 Fri

06 Thu


20 Thu

13 Thu

October

08 Mon

24 Wed

07 Sun

06 Sat


22 Mon

26 Fri

02 Tue


17 Wed

03 Wed


18 Thu

01 Mon


15 Mon

27 Sat

18 Thu

05 Fri


20 Sat

12 Fri

November

07 Wed

22 Thu

05 Mon

05 Mon


20 Tue

23 Fri

01 Thu


16 Fri


30 Fri

02 Fri


17 Sat

13 Tue


28 Wed

26 Mon

14 Wed

03 Sat


19 Mon

11 Sun

December

06 Thu

22 Sat

05 Wed

04 Tue


20 Thu

20 Thu

15 Sat


30 Sun

01 Sat


16 Sun


31 Mon

13 Thu


28 Fri

25 Tue

11 Tue

03 Mon


18 Tue

11 Tue

Matha Sivarathiri 2018

Matha Sivarathiri 2018

Matha Shivaratri 2018

According to hindus, shivaratri is a festival which helps to ‘overcome darkness’ in life. Shivarathri comes in every lunisolar month of hindu calendar. It falls on 13th night/14th day after pournami. Shivaratri is celebrated at night.

Maha Shivaratri

Shivaratri is closely connected to Lord Shiva. Shivarathri that comes in the month of february/march is very auspicious among other shivarathri and it is called as ‘Maha Shivaratri’. Maha Shivaratri is celebrated as a day of gratitude to Lord Shiva for protecting the world from the deadly poison. Maha Shivaratri is a major festival for hindus. They consider this maha shivarathri as ‘Great night of Shiva’. During the night, Shiva Linga are given holy bath every three hours. Thousands of people across the country, spend this auspicious night in the temple. They undergo fasting, perform poojas, chanting prayers in praise of lord, offering neivedhyam and performs other rituals.

Shivaratri is considered as the night when Lord Shiva performed the ‘Tandava Nritya’ – the dance of primordial creation, preservation and destruction. On the night of shivaratri, abisekha (ritual bath to the God) is performed with the panchagavya – milk, sour milk, urine, butter and dung. The festival holds special meaning for the ladies. They pray to Goddess Parvati also called ‘Gaura’, the giver of (‘suhag’ for) good husbands, marital bliss and a long and prosperous married life.

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