Maha Shivaratri Festival

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A lady performing Puja in mankameshwar mandir on the occassion of... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Hinduism,India,Maha Shivaratri,Performance,Religion,Uttar Pradesh,Vertical,WomenPhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesALLAHABAD, INDIA - MARCH 10: A lady performing Puja in mankameshwar mandir on the occassion of Mahashivratri on March 10, 2013 in Allahabad, India. Literally meaning great night of Shiva or the night of Shiva, It is celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day of the Maagha or Phalguna month of the Hindu calendar. According to Hindu legends this is day of Samundra Manthan as well as day of Marriage of Lord Shiva to Devi Parvati. (Photo by Sheeraz Rizvi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)