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"Greetings on the special occasion of Mahashivratri. Har Har Mahadev!" PM Modi said in a tweet.(HT File photo )

'Har Har Mahadev': PM Modi, President Kovind greet citizens on Mahashivaratri

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 09:31 AM IST
The festival is celebrated on the 14th day of the dark fortnight of the Magha month, as per the Hindu lunar calendar, and marks the night of the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
Mahashivratri 2019: Mahashivratri is being celebrated on March 4.
Mahashivratri 2019: Mahashivratri is being celebrated on March 4.

Mahashivratri 2019: Shiva’s wedding, emergence of Shivalinga and other mythical stories

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2019 11:59 AM IST
Mahashivratri 2019: From Lord Shiva’s birth to his Neelkanth legend and marriage with Goddess Parvati, there are stories and beliefs galore on why we celebrate Mahashivratri. Here’s a look at some of them.
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