HINDUISM | Maha Shivaratri

14 February

Falling in February or March, on the 14th night of the new moon in the Hindu month of Phalgun, Maha Shivaratri is the time at which Hindus honour Lord Shiva, one part of the Hindu Trinity of deities. In addition to honouring the God Shiva, Maha Shivaratri is also a celebration of the divine marriage between Shiva and the goddess Parvati. In respect to Lord Shiva, Hindus observe a day and night fast, as well as enacting sacred rituals.

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