Maha shivratri is a auspicious hindu festival. Celebrated for shiva. It is also called as” the great night of shiva”. People do fasting and praise the name of lord shiva on the special night.It is the festival which is celebrated all over india.
Why maha shivratri is celebrated?
In epic people say different reasons for celebrating maha shivratri. One says that it is the weeding day of the shiva and parvathi. Other says Shiva do heavy dance tandava for creation, preservation, destruction.
In rig veda lord shiva is called as rudra.There are 11 rudras.
Powerful Rudra Mantra:
Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraay|
Katame Rudra iti Dasheme purushe praana atmaikadashah te yadasmat|
Martyaacchreeradtkramanti atha rodanti tad yad rodayanti tasmad Rudra iti|
Ekadasa Rudra Homam:
The main objective of the ekadasa rudra homam is to overcome the negative impacts in life. Doing ekadasa rudra homam on the special occasion gives you various benfits. It helps you to eradicate negative energy, purifies soul,removes delay marriage problems, lead a happy life, destroy bad temper, gives you courage and power, fullfil all your desires, lead a healthy & trouble free life, eradicate evil spirits.