Mahashivratri is the annual Hindu festival that is celebrated to honour Lord Shiva. The festival usually falls during late winters every year. This year, Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on 11th March 2021.

The festival is celebrated on a grand scale all across India and it is celebrated in different ways. From fasting to chanting Shiva mantras, people do different things according to their beliefs to please Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is believed to be the God who destroys evil. People celebrate this festival to overcome all the evilness in their lives. 

On the day of Mahashivratri, people chant Shiva prayers and Mantras to request him for positivity and inner strength. This Mahashivratri, you can also change your life by chanting these Shiva Mantras. 

Om Namah Shivay


This is the Panchakshari Shiva mantra which is one of the most popular shiva mantras. Om Namah Shivay means I bow to Lord Shiva. It is believed that if you chant this mantra 108 times a day then you can clean your soul of all the sins. This mantra also helps you stay calm. 

Om Tryambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushti-Vardhanam Urvarukamiva Bandhanan Mrityormukshiya Mamritat

This is the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra which helps in overcoming the fear. It is also considered a remedy to prevent untimely death. A lot of studies also suggest that this mantra is great for mental and physical health. Reading this mantra means that you are asking Lord Shiva to nourish you, give you good health and inspire you. It also means you are asking Lord Shiva to free you from attachment and death.
Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraay

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This chant is the Rudra mantra which means I bow to the holy one, to the Rudra who is Lord Shiva. You should recite this to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva. This mantra helps you fulfill all your wishes. 

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Make sure that you recite all these mantras correctly otherwise they can have a negative affect on your life. 
Lord Shiva is believed to have the power to grant all the desired wishes in life. Here are some tips which you can follow to please Lord Shiva:
1. Make sure you take a bath early in the morning and then visit Shiva temple
2. Sit near Shiv Linga in the temple and start chanting 'Om Namah Shivay' mantra. Make sure you recite it properly. 
3. Take a mixture of honey, water, and milk along with you to the temple. Offer these to the Shiv Linga on the day of Mahashivratri. 
4. Offer flowers, fruits, bel leaves, and dhatura to Lord Shiva. These things are really dear to Lord Shiva. Don't Miss Bhaang, Thandai, Kheer And More, Go Crazy With These Sweets This Mahashivratri
5. Light a diya and read the Shiva Chalisa. 
6. In the end, read the Shiva Aarti.

We hope this guide helps you seek the blessings of Lord Shiva this year. For more such stories, stay tuned!