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Shivratri Fasting date and time in 2017

This is the general Shivratri fasting date in 2017 in India followed in most Panchangs and calendars. The same time is followed in United States, Australia, Britain and Canada. Shivratri Fasting in 2017 is from sunrise on February 24, 2017 to sunrise on February 25, 2017.  Puja is from midnight of  February 24 to  February 25 early morning hours. This year it is highly auspicious as Shivratri falls on Monday or Somvar, which is generally dedicated to Shiva.

It must be noted that Shivratri is observed during the night of Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi Tithi or the 14th day of the waxing phase of moon as per Hindu lunar calendar. 

Chaturdashi Tithi in India is from - 9:39 PM on Feb 24 to 9:21 PM on Feb 25.