Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva. Celebrated on the 13th night and the 14th day of the lunar-solar month on the Hindu calendar, this year the festival falls on February 21st.
Maha Shivratri means “The great night of Lord Shiva”. On this day devotees hold vigils throughout the night, worshiping “trembling” and chanting the name of Lord Shiva. The next day, the devotees quickly observed the Mahashivratri ritual and offered bales of milk, milk, and honey “in trembling.
It is said that a devout person who faithfully worships Lord Shiva on the beautiful day of Shivratri is freed from sins and receives moksha.
Here are some wishes of mahashivratri for your friends and family.