The Great Maratha warrior, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, was born in the Krishna Paksha of the Phalgun month in the year 2022. Here you can find out the date, time, history, and other details about the special day.
New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2022, also known as Shiv Jayanti, is a Hindu festival celebrated primarily in Maharashtra. This year’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti falls on March 21st, according to the Hindu calendar. The day commemorates the birth anniversary of the first Chhatrapati and founder of the Maratha Empire, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. People will commemorate Shivaji Maharaj’s 392nd birthday this year.
According to the Marathi calendar, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born on the third day of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Phalgun, so his birthday is usually celebrated in February or March, though the exact date varies from year to year. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s Jayanti is observed on February 19th, according to the English Calendar.
The 392nd Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti will take place on March 21, 2022.
Tithi timings for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s Jayanti in 2022:
Shivaji’s Tritya Tithi will begin at 10:06 AM on March 20, 2022, and end at 08:20 AM on March 21, 2022.
History and Importance of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2022
Mahatma Phule initiated the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti celebrations in the year 1870. Every year on the Indian Solar 30th Magh or Gregorian 19 February, Shiv Jayanti is commemorated. Shivaji Maharaj was born in Shivneri Fort on Indian Solar Magh 30, 1551/Gregorian February 19, 1630.
The greatest Maratha ruler, Shivaji Maharaj, carved an enclave from the declining Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur, which became the beginning of the Maratha Empire. Shivaji Maharaj seized the Torna fort at the age of 16, and the Raigad and Kondana forts at the age of 17. In the year 1674, he laid the foundation for the Maratha Empire.