Har Har Mahadev – Maha Shivrathri observed today

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By Yachika Sewpersad-Mahadev

Maha Shivratri is an auspicious Hindu festival that is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. The celebration falls on the 13th night and 14th day of the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna or Maagh every year and in 2017 it is being observed on the evening of 24 February.

Many Hindus believe that those who worship Lord Shiva on the auspicious day of Maha Shivratri would be cleansed of all their sins, making it one of the most important festivals for the Hindu religion. Maha Shivratri is also said to be the day when Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati got married, bringing together two of the greatest forces in the universe, with Lord Shiva being known as the ‘destroyer’ of the Universe, paving the way for beneficial change. FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE…

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