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Why You Should Perform Rudra Abhishek This Maha Shivaratri

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Why is Maha  Shivratri celebrated? 

Maha Shivratri, which literally translates to “great night of Shiva” is a Hindu festival largely celebrated in India as well as in Nepal. The festival is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha according to the Hindu calendar. The day is celebrated to venerate Lord Shiva, an important deity in Hindu culture.This year it will be celebrated on March 4.

How do we celebrate it ? 

Mahashivratri celebrations in India have got a very long holy tradition among the Hindus. Lord Shiva is considered to be the embodiment of the supreme Godhead responsible for creation, sustenance and destruction of the universe. Devotees of Shiva observe strict fasting on this day and also perform Mahashivratri puja.

Mahashivratri puja

Mahashivratri puja done with sincerity and steadfast devotion to Lord Shiva with the strict observance of the puja rules is believed to confer a lot of blessings to the devotees and wash away all their sins. It will earn them a permanent place in the abode of Lord Shiva and finally liberate them from the cycle of births and deaths. In this life, the devotees doing Mahashivratri puja governed by puja rules will get all their desires fulfilled and will be removed from all miseries and troubles.

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Benefits of Rudrabhishek 

It brings health, wealth, knowledge and tranquility.

It minimizes the evil/menacing effects afflicted by the moon.

It minimizes the evil/menacing effects of Punarvasu, Pushya, Ashlesha Nakshatras and makes it powerful and beneficial.

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How is Rudrabhishek done ?

Rudra Abhishek invokes Lord Shiva through chanting of Sri Rudram and offering abhishekam during the Pooja. In this Pooja Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Linga or Lingam and abhishek is performed with different articles like flowers, belpatra, milk, coconut water, honey, curd, sugarcane juice etc. When performed with truest devotion and in right spirit, Rudrabhishek is believed to bring peace, prosperity, health, wealth and knowledge by removing negative vibes and destroying all the evil forces feeding over you.

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Yogi Adityanath removes rebel Minister Rajbhar from UP government

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Lucknow: Om Prakash Rajbhar, who had been making statements against the BJP and its leadership, was removed from the Yogi Adityanath cabinet on Monday after Governor Ram Naik dismissed him from ministerial position on the recommendation of the Chief Minister.

The estranged BJP ally and Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief had even on the final day of polling on Sunday said that the SP-BSP alliance was poised for a big win in Purvanchal (eastern Uttar Pradesh), just days after he claimed to have walked out of the Adityanath government.

Rajbhar was miffed over denial of seats of his choice in the state, and had fielded 39 candidates in eastern Uttar Pradesh, including in Varanasi from where Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought re-election.

The Rajbhar community leader, who has considerable clout in eastern Uttar Pradesh, had already asserted that his party had not campaigned for the BJP in the just concluded elections.

Five other leaders of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), who were holding ministerial ranks in commissions, were also removed with immediate effect on Monday.

 

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Talking to reporters immediately after his dismissal, Rajbhar said that he welcomed the decision.

“I welcome the decision but I wish that Yogi Adityanath had shown the same haste in dealing with issues related to my demand for implementing prohibition in the state, granting scholarships to poor children and other such issues,” he said.

He said that he would now work towards exposing the BJP.

“I will continue to consolidate my community and tell them how the BJP has cheated the OBCs and Dalits. The BJP never addressed issues raised by me and kept me waiting till the elections were over.

“Surely Yogi Adityanath could have dismissed me even during elections but they did not want to suffer OBC backlash by doing so. However, this is not the end of elections-there will be more elections in the future,” he stated.

 

Rebel Minister Rajbhar sacked by CM Yogi Adityanath from UP government:

 

Rajbhar had claimed that he had sent his resignation to the Chief Minister on April 13 but BJP sources claim that the resignation was “nowhere to be found”.

“If he had to resign, he should have sent his resignation to the Governor,” said Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma.

Rajbhar had used unparliamentary language for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its leaders during the campaign and had even campaigned for opposition candidates.

According to sources, the BJP is now ready to get rid of Om Prakash Rajbhar and would now promote its own Minister of State Anil Rajbhar, a legislator from Sakaldiha Assembly segment in Chandauli district.

“We can win over the Rajbhar community through Anil Rajbhar. There are three years to go for the Assembly elections,” said a BJP leader.

 

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On Sunday, during the final phase of polling, Om Prakash Rajbhar claimed: “No party will get a majority in these elections. In eastern UP, It is the SP-BSP alliance that will dominate. Without our support the BJP will suffer losses in at least 30 seats in Purvanchal. It is losing Balia, Gorakhpur and Ghazipur seats,” said Rajbhar.

He predicted that the saffron party will only win 15 seats in the state. “The SP-BSP alliance will win 55-60 seats, while the Congress will gets 2-3 seats. We are not with them now. We only asked for the Ghosi seat, which the BJP did not give us,” he said.

The SBSP chief, who has been playing spoiler to the BJP’s plans in Uttar Pradesh, last week declared support for the Congress candidate in Mirzapur and SP-BSP-RLD alliance candidate in Maharajganj and Bansgaon.

His new statements was seen as aimed at creating trouble for the BJP, since Rajbhars constitute 20 per cent of the Purvanchal population and are regarded as the second-most politically dominant community after Yadavs in the eastern part of the state.

 

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