Shivaratri 2014 on 27th February, Thursday
Shivaratri is celebrated on the 6th
night of the dark Phalgun (Feb or March) every year. On the auspicious
day, devotees observe fast and keep vigil all night. Mahashivaratri
marks the night when Lord Shiva performed the 'Tandava'. It is also
believed that on this day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Ma. On this
day Shiva devotees observe fast and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves
on Shiva Linga.