CRB Tech reviews rings in today’s Maha Shivratri festival, in a hatke manner! Read further to know how…
The Maha Shivaratri Festival will be celebrated by the Hindus the world over, on Feb 24 this year, and is held every year in veneration of the Hindu God ‘Shiva’. It is said to be the day that Shiva protected the universe by drinking poison and furthermore the day he was hitched to Goddess Parvati. Commonly referred to as Shivaratri, the celebration is carried out by the vast majority amid the day, while others hold throughout the night vigils to celebrate the occasion which falls on a day in the most sacred month in the Hindu calendar year.
Here we take a look at the top 11 pictures of Nepalese and Indian Hindus offering special prayers and fasting to honor the event:
An Indian Hindu bhakt prays to a Shiva Lingam, a stone replication representing to the phallus of Hindu god Lord Shiva, to check the Maha Shivaratri celebration at the Lord Shiva Temple in Hyderabad, India.
A Hindu sacred man smokes marijuana utilizing a chillum, a customary clay pipe, as a blessed offering for Lord Shiva, close to the Pashupatinath Temple amid the Maha Shivaratri celebrations in Kathmandu.
Nepalese tourists take a “selfie” with a Hindu sadhu dressed as Lord Shiva.
A Hindu sacred sadhu gets ready with marijuana before smoking it amid the Shivaratri celebrations on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Hindu sacred men, or sadhus, sit adjacent to the fire as they serenade religious melodies amid the Shivaratri celebration at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.
A Hindu heavenly man applies ashes all over amid the Shivaratri festival at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple.
A Hindu sacred man, or a sadhu, having a snake around his neck, sits at the premises of Pashupatinath Temple.
A family poses for a photo at the Maha Shivaratri Festival along side a man dressed up as hanuman.
A Hindu sadhu ties his hair as he stands outside his ashram amid the Shivaratri celebrations.
Indian Hindu bhakts pray to a statue of the Hindu god Lord Shiva, in order to celebrate the Maha Shivaratri celebration in Hyderabad.
An Indian Hindu bhakt offers prayers to a Shiva Lingam, a stone structure representing the phallus of Hindu god Lord Shiva.
CRB Tech reviews way to mark the occasion of Maha Shivratri. Hope you liked the pics., and wishing you all a happy Mahashivratri.