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Shivratri : Maha Shivratri March 6, 2008


Maha Shivratri Festival or the ‘The Night of Shiva’ is celebrated with devotion and religious fervor in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the deities of Hindu Trinity.

Shivratri, occurs on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the month of Phalguna ( between Feb / March) when Hindus offer special prayer to the lord of destruction. This year it occurs on March 6, 2008.