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Mahashivaratri: Every wish will be fulfilled by Rudrabhishek on Mahashivratri, know its types and importance

Pankaj Prasad

Mahashivaratri is being celebrated on 18 February this year.

Mahashivaratri is being celebrated on 18 February this year. According to the Hindu calendar, this auspicious festival of Mahashivaratri is celebrated on the Chaturdashi date of Krishna Paksha of Falgun month. Worshiping Lord Bholenath on this day is considered very auspicious. Some dates have been considered very special for worshiping and worshiping Mahadev in Shivpuran. One of these is Mahashivratri. Mahashivaratri has been considered a very important festival in Hinduism. Baba Bholenath and Mata Parvati got married on this day. It is believed that observing Mahashivratri fast on this day brings good luck and prosperity. On this day, to please Lord Shiva Shankar, his devotees fast and offer prayers. On the occasion of Mahashivaratri, Rudrabhishek is also done to please Lord Shiva and fulfill one's wishes. Lord Shiva is very pleased with Rudrabhishek. Let us know what is Rudrabhishek and its importance

Meaning of Rudrabhishek

Rudrabhishek is made up of two words Rudra and Abhishek. Rudra is a form of Lord Shiva. Wherein Abhishek means to bathe. Thus Rudrabhishek means anointing the Rudra form of Lord Shiva.

Importance of Rudrabhishek

Lord Shiva fulfills every wish by doing Rudrabhishek. Along with this, it gives freedom from planetary defects, diseases, suffering and sins. The glory of Rudrabhishek has also been described in Shivpuran. If you have any wish, try doing Rudrabhishek with a true heart, surely you will get the benefit.

When to do Rudrabhishek?

To perform Rudrabhishek, it is very important to see the presence of Lord Shiva in the Shivling. It is also believed in Shivpuran that Rudrabhishek should never be done without seeing Lord Bholenath's abode in Shivling. It is said that on Mahashivratri, Pradosh and Mondays of the month of Sawan, Lord Shiva resides in all the Shivlings on earth. In such a situation, these dates are best for Rudrabhishek.

Types of Rudrabhishek

Rudrabhishek should be done with Ganges water to remove planetary defects. 
Abhishek from the stream of ghee expands the lineage.
Rudrabhishek with hemp for good health. 
Rudrabhishek with sugarcane juice to get wealth
Rudrabhishek with milk for happiness and peace at home. 
Rudrabhishek with curd to remove discord from home. 
Rudrabhishek with honey for success in education. 
Rudrabhishek with ashes to defeat the enemies.