2018 Ganesh Chaturthi Festival at Shivoham Shiva Temple

Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayak Chaturthi, is one of the liveliest and brightest of Hindu festivals. Celebrated with devotion and enthusiasm, it is dedicated to and celebrated in honour of Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom and prosperity, who is also known as Ganapati,  Lord Vinayak, Vighnahartaa (the remover of all obstacles).

Shiv Gyani Jan Seva at Shivoham Shiva Temple

While this is undoubtedly a beautiful celebration of faith, an expression of love for Shiva, our revered deity, service needs to be understood in a wider and larger context, as has been expressed by seers and sages from time immemorial.

The Truth of Shivoham Shiva Temple

The Shivoham Shiva Temple was built after RVM, the founder of the temple, had a vision to build a statue of Lord Shiva that would offer hope and solace to devotees, and propagate faith for generations to come. The temple was consecrated on 27th February, 1995 on Maha Shivratri by Sri Shankaracharya of Sringeri.

Interesting Facts About Maha Shivratri

Maha Shivratri is amongst one of the most anticipated and awaited Hindu festivals. It is celebrated with great reverence and enthusiasm in honour of Lord Shiva. Stories pertaining to the reason why Maha Shivratri is celebrated along with traditions and customs associated with it make for a truly informative and interesting read!

Importance of Maha Shivratri

Mahashivratri, the great night of Lord Shiva, is one of the holiest days of the Hindu calendar. It falls on the new moon day in the month of Maagha, and is dedicated and celebrated in honour of the beloved Hindu deity, the destroyer, Lord Shiva.

Enthusiasm – En + Theos – in God

Contrary to the way the word “Enthusiasm” is currently used, with its secular connotations of excitement, intense and eager enjoyment or interest, it was originally used in a religious context to refer to beliefs and passions related to religion.

The Power of Faith

The Shivoham Shiva Temple is known as “A Temple of Faith”. It was built in order to propagate faith, to foster it and strengthen it. We all talk about faith, but what is faith? Why is it important? What makes faith so powerful?