Devotees of Lord Shiva use the wonderful opportunity of Mahashivratri Festival to send good wishes to near and dear ones in the form of Shivratri Gifts. In case you too are looking for ideas to send Shivratri Gifts to any of your friend or relative who is devoted to Shankar Bhagwan here are some special Shivaratri Gift Ideas just for you !
Since Shivaratri Festival is celebrated in honor of God Shiva, most wonderful Shivratri gift idea would be Shiva sculptures and idols. One may go in for Shiva statues in terracotta, plaster-of-Paris, brass or silver depending on choice and budget. Lord Shiva and Parvati paintings and wall hangings are also considered to be auspicious Shivaratri Gift.
A unique and special Shivaratri Gift idea would be books on Lord Shiva. One can also gift meditation and spiritual books on the holy occasion. For the ones fond of music, ideal Shivaratri gift would be cassettes and CDs featuring Shiva chants, Shiva bhajans, Shiva prayers and songs.
On the sacred of occasion of Shivratri one may also gift Puja accessories like brass diya, diya stands, candle holders, rehal and rudraksha mala. One can also gift Puja thalis that come attached with necessary puja item. Incense stick, aromatic candles and dhoop sticks are also appreciated as Mahashivaratri Gift.
Fresh Flowers are appreciated as gifts for any occasion or even none. You may gift bouquet of recipient’s favorite flowers or go in for garlands to adorn the statue of Shiv Shankar.
Sweets or Mithais are an all time favorite gift in India. As many people observe Shivaratri fast, sweets like kaju katli, barfi and peda are more appreciated than others. Homemade sweets and deserts can also be gifted to close friends and relatives to exchange Shivratri Greetings.
Dry fruit is another very popular gift in India for any occasion or reason. These days one may browse through a huge collection of decorative dry fruit boxes on gift shopping sites and send gifts at the click of the mouse and convenience of home.