Maha Shivratri (Night of Shiva), March 4

Maha Shivratri (Sanskrit ‘ratri’ = night) traditionally occurs when Hindus offer special prayers to the destroyer of delusions. In addition to honoring the night when Shiva married Shakti, this auspicious time also celebrates when he performed the dance of primordial creation, preservation and destruction. It’s an evening of worship which dispels ignorance, emanates the light  …read more