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Maha Shivratri 2018: Date, Importance and Significance


Maha Shivratri 2018: Generally Mahashivratri is celebrated as the anniversary of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati as the night of their wedding, but there are many stories in various texts and scriptures describing why Maha Shivratri is celebrated. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Maha Shivratri 2018: Generally Mahashivratri is celebrated as the anniversary of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati as the night of their wedding, but there are many stories in various texts and scriptures describing why Maha Shivratri is celebrated. On the night before the new moon in the month of February or March, the Night of Lord Shiva – Maha Shivratri – with utmost spiritual significance is celebrated. Thus, Maha Shivratri is celebrated in various forms depending on the perspective. RELATED STORY | Maha Shivratri 2018: Why is Lord Shiva called Mahadeva?


Source: Indian Express February 12, 2018 21:23 UTC


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