Maha Shivaratri |

Maha Shivaratri

Maha Shivratri, which literally means “Great Night of Shiva”, is a Hindu festival celebrated on 14th day of Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi of Magha Month (February- March) every year, according to Hindu calendar. There are various mythological legends related to Shivaratri but the most accepted one says that Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were married on this auspicious day. The day is honored by offering bael leaves or golden apple leaves to Lord Shiva. Most of the Hindus also Fast all day and chant “Om Namah Shivaya”.

Maha Shivaratri