Maha Shivaratri is celebrated with devotion in honour of Lord Shiva, one of the deities of the Hindu Trinity. On the full moon night, devotees come together to sing hymns and devotional songs in praise of the Lord. It is believed that the people who fast on this night and offer prayers to Lord Shiva bring good luck into their life.
When: Friday, 21 February 2020
There are many spiritual practices and folklore related to this day. Many people believe that the planetary positions are ideal for a spiritual surge in human beings. Hence, the night of Maha Shivratri is spent awakening and connecting with this energy.