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Amayra Badoni

Student (Delhi University) | Posted on | Astrology

What things should not be done on Shivaratri?


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Lord Shiva is worshiped on the day of Shivratri. For the devotees of Lord Shiva, this day holds immense importance. On the day of Shivratri was Lord Shiva was married to Goddess Parvati. The prayer that we do on this day is not very different from the one usually done on every Monday. What needs to be taken care of are just a few things.

(Courtesy: The Indian Express)
Following are the things that should not be done on Shivratri:
• Don’t wake up late on this day. Wake up early and take bath first thing in the morning. Even if you are not fasting, don’t eat anything without taking a bath.
• Only wear washed clothes on Shivratri. If possible, wear new clothes.
• Don’t take rice and pulses in food and avoid onion and garlic as well.
• Don’t wear the clothes of black color.
• The Prasad you offer on Shivalinga should not be consumed. Doing this can affect your health adversely.
• You should not sleep at night on this day.
• Only use white flowers for worship.
• If you are offering rice to the Lord, only use soaked rice. Dry or broken rice should not be used.
• Use dry vermilion, without mixing water in it.