Shiva is pure silence, is our Self. It is pure consciousness. On this special day this aspect of Natural Law is more lively. This is a good occasion to get the blessing of Shiva and to enliven pure consciousness, pure silence in our awareness and in our life. Enliven the Self and act, says the Vedic Literature. This is the secret of progress in life, this is the base of enlightenment.
It is a good opportunity to look within to explore our current state of consciousness. It calls for checking whether as an individual, we are capable of scaling that height of spirituality where a person can realize blissfulness and remain enlighten, irrespective of the circumstances. On this day we have possibility to ascertain if we can raise from our present consciousness to the enlightened state.
Maha Shivaratri is the most auspicious day of the year to perform Yagyas with absolute faith, dedication and devotion.
This day is also good to fulfill our desires, and to overwhelm the negative effects of the planets in the individual life, in the life of companies and nations.