The significance of Maha Sivaratri
Maha Shivaratri is celebrated throughout the country and it falls on the 14th day of the dark half of 'Magha' (February-March).This year it is observed on 2nd March.
Siva ratri means "the night of Shiva". The ceremonies take place chiefly at night. This is a festival observed in honour of Lord Shiva and it is believed that on this day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati.
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