Monthly Shivaratri: According to the Panchang, every month celebrates the 14th day of Krishna Paksha as monthly Shivaratri. The monthly Shivaratri fast falls in each month. Monthly Shivaratri is seen as Shiva and Shakti.
The monthly Shivaratri fast will be observed on June 19. This fast falls in every month. Monthly Shivaratri and Mahashivaratri have special significance in Hinduism. According to the Hindu calendar, the monthly Shivaratri is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha every month. According to religious beliefs, this fast has a lot of importance. Lord Shiva is worshiped on this day.
Shiva Chalisa has great importance on the monthly Shivaratri. Lord Shiva can be pleased with the simple words of Shiva Chalisa. The most difficult task can be done very easily with the recitation of Shiva Chalisa.
What is Shiva Chalisa: In Hinduism, a devotee who prays to God in simple language is called Chalisa. One reason behind Shiva Chalisa is called Chalisa is that it has forty rows. Thus, by reciting the popular Shiva Chalisa, devotees very easily please their God. You can get the grace of Lord Shankar by forgetting all your sufferings through Shiva Chalisa. In this way devotees please Lord Shiva and fulfill their wishes.
According to Shiva Purana, the combination of Shiva-Shakti is divine. Shiva’s power is revealed by the power of Shiva. Chit Shakti leads to the birth of Anand Shakti, Anand Shakti has generated willpower. Lord Bholenath, who has the feeling of such bliss, has a different significance of reading Shiva Chalisa every day.
Shiva Chalisa also removes sorrows and troubles
Do not be discouraged if you are upset and sad. Chant this one line of Shiva Chalisa, Devan jabhi jayi pukaar ‘Then grief lord you live. Note that read this line 11 times a night and after completion of the work, distribute sweets among the poor.
There are special rules for reading Shiva Chalisa
Get up early in the morning and bathe in clean clothes. After that, meditate on God with a pure mind to read Shiva Chalisa. Chalisa sat on a white posture in Brahma Muhurta. After that, face north east or east direction. Light a lamp of cow’s ghee in front of the idol of God and recite 11 times. While reciting, place a vessel of water on the Shivling and offer Mishri in the form of Prasad. Keep rice, Kalava, white sandalwood, incense-lamp, yellow flower garland and 11 flowers of white mud also in the puja. Also, reverse a bell leaf and offer it on the Shivling. Before starting the lesson, also keep the water of lotus. Keep in mind, read two to three times a day. By doing this lesson continuously for 40 days, all kinds of desires are fulfilled. Read the text in a loud voice so that even the devotees can hear it, it will benefit. After that sprinkle the lotus water all over the house and distribute the prasad among the children.