Updated: Sep 13
Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of Lord Shiva, and in particular, marks the day of the celebration of marriage of Shiva.
Maha Shivratri, which literally translates to "great night of Shiva" is a Hindu festival largely celebrated in India as well as in Nepal. The festival is celebrated on the new moon day in the month of Maagha according to the Hindu calendar. The day is celebrated to venerate Lord Shiva, an important deity in Hindu culture.
At Stanford English Academy, we celebrate Maha Shivratri. We shared details / story of the festival to foreign students so they can enjoy and together celebrated our Hindu festival too.