Blogs Archive - Shivoham Shiva Temple

Benefits of Maha Shivratri

While there is a Shivratri every month on the 13th night in the Krishna Paksha, Maha Shivratri, the Great Night of Shiva, comes in the Phalgun month and is celebrated with great spiritual fervour and enthusiasm every year. Unlike most Hindu festivals, it is primarily a night festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is one of the oldest and most vibrant festivals of India. Believed to be 5000 years old, it is observed in January in different ways, in different parts of the country by different names.

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.