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Monthly Shivratri Dates in 2020 – Shivaratri Days in a Month for Shivratri Vrat in 2020

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 2020.

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 2020 based on Indian Standard Time (IST)

January 23
February 21, 2020 – Annual Mahashivratri
March 22
April 21
May 20
June 19
July 18, 2020 Shravan Shivratri
August 17
September 15
October 15
November 13
December 13

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



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