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Shivratri is on 7th March, 2016

Lord ShivaOne of the most religious Hindu festivals, Maha Shivaratri falls on the fourteenth day of the dark fortnight of Phalguna (February- March), and is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva, one of the principal Hindu deities. Maha Shivratri is the night when he is said to have performed the Tandava Nritya or the dance of primordial creation, preservation and destruction. The festival is observed for one day and one night only. Maha Shivratri is universally observed by all pious Hindus with fasting, singing of bhajans, recital of Sanskrit shlokas, offering of prayers, flowers, fruits and food that is specially prepared in honor of the deity and his divine consort, goddess Parvati. In keeping with the mood for the occassion, here we present you with a fabulous section on Maha Shivratri that includes splendid e-cards, wallpapers, recipes, quiz, pictures to color as also well-researched articles on the history of Maha Shivratri, rituals associated with the festival and much much more. If you like our Maha Shivratri section and want to have your dear ones have a peek into it too, click here to refer this page to them. Spread the spirit of the occasion to all. Jai Shiv Shambhu!

Shivratri content
  • History
    history

    Learn about the colorful origin of the Maha Shivratri festival that is steeped in sacred legends.
  • About Lord Shiva
    about lord shiva

    Acquaint yourself with Lord Shiva and know the unique position He enjoys in the hierarchy of the Hindu pantheon.
  • Celebration
    celebration

    Know how and when Maha Shivratri is observed and the ways in which Lord Shiva is worshipped on this great night.
  • Greetings
    Greetings Cards

    Send festive greetings and hearty wishes to your near ones with these exquisite e-cards themed to Shivratri.
  • Wallpapers
    wallpapers

    Fantastic wallpapers themed to Shivratri to adorn your PC screen with and even send to your loved ones.
  • Virtual Worship
    virtual lord shiva worship

    Offer an online worship to Lord Shiva and receive his blessings on this Maha Shivratri.
  • Pictures to Color
    picture to color

    Print out these attractive images of Lord Shiva and color them as they should be.
  • 12 Jyotir Lingams
    12 Jyotir Lingams

    Take a virtual trip to some of the renowned temples around the world dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  • 108 Names of Shiva
    108 Names of Shiva

    These 108 Sanskrit words are names of Lord Shiva and each signify one of His particular attributes.
  • Legends of Shivratri
    Legends of Shivratri

    Know about the legends of Lord Shiva.
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