Shivaratri And The Meetei Community

Maha Shivaratri festival is celebrated every year on the 29th day of the month of Phairen in the Meetei Calendar. Ganja (cannabis) and phola are primarily offered to Lord Shiva on this day in every household in Manipur. Phola is a mixture prepared with consecrated milk, curd, sugar, banana, crushed rice, etc. It is said that if we have phola along with ganja it would elate beyond self-control and make...

“Shiva Ratri” – The Magical Night

The Harbinger of Golden Dawn On the 75th “TRIMURTI SHIVA JAYANTI”–Anniversary of GOD’s Advent (Birth extraordinary) on to the corporeal medium of Prajapita Brahma. Shivaratri is one of the most important festivals in the world, celebrating the time when God—the incorporeal Shiva—incarnated to establish heaven on earth. Fasting is observed to symbolically represent the cleansing of the world...