Happy Maha Shivratri 2021: How devotees are celebrating the 'Great night of Lord Shiva' in India
Happy Maha Shivratri 2021: This year the festival of Maha Shivratri is on March 11 (Thursday). Maha Shivratri, also known as the `Great night of Lord Shiva,` is a Hindu festival observed by devotees from Kashmir to Kanyakumari with much fervour. Maha Shivratri is celebrated on the 14th day of the dark fortnight of the Magha month, as per the Hindu lunar calendar, and marks the night of the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
Maha Shivratri 2021 in Maharashtra
Maha Shivratri 2021 in Uttarakhand
Maha Shivratri 2021 in Uttarakhand: Thousands of devotee's throngs to Har Ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar to take a holy dip this morning, on Maha Shivaratri. The city is considered one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage centers because according to popular legend, it was here that Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair. ANI Photo
Maha Shivratri 2021 in Uttar Pradesh
Maha Shivratri 2021 in Uttar Pradesh: Devotees assembled in huge numbers at Jharkhandi Mahadev Temple to offer prayers on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. Following the traditional rituals, priests were seen offering milk and honey to `Shivling,` an iconic representation of Shiva- one of the deities of the Hindu triumvirate. ANI Photo