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Monthly Shivratri Dates in 2021 – Shivaratri Days in a Month for Shivratri Vrat in 2021

Masa Shivaratri, or Mas Shivratri, falls on the Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of each traditional Hindu lunar month. Below are the monthly dates of Shivratri in 2021.

Shivaratri Days in a Month for Shivratri Vrat


‘Krishna Paksha’ is the dark fortnight of a lunar month. It is the 14th day after full moon (Purnima) or more easy calculation one or one day before Amavasya.

Shiva devotees observe the day with vrat, special prayers and pujas. Some devotees also keep vigil all night as in Mahashivratri.

(Please note that in some regions Masa Shivaratri might start a day early and overlap into the next day).

Shivratri dates in 2021 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

January 11
February 10, 2021
March 11  – Annual Mahashivratri
April 9 (it is marked on April 10 in North India calendars)
May 8 (it is marked on May 9 in North India calendars)
June 8
July 8, 2021 
August 6 Shravan Shivratri
September 5
October 4
November 3
December 3 (it is marked on December 2 in North India calendars)

As per some devotees, observing the monthly Shivratri vrat will help in attaining Shivaloka.






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