Maha Shivaratri is an annual Hindu festival, which literally means 'the Great night of Shiva', is celebrated in the month of Phalgun (February-March), according to the Panchang, the Hindu calendar.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa offers prayers at Assi Ghat in Varanasi on Monday.

Polling for the 288 seats of the Maharashtra Assembly and 90 seats of Haryana was held on October 21. The counting of votes is scheduled to begin on October 24.

Tej Pratap Yadav dresses up as lord Shiva

The second Monday of Sawan, which happens to be today (July 29), holds greater significance for devotees, who even observe fast (vrat) during this period and perform puja. Some even visit Lord Shiva temples in the morning after taking bath and bow down to the almighty.

The Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of Lord Shiva's devotees. The Kanwaris (pilgrims) visit Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of River Ganga.

Earlier on being asked about the ban on DJs during Kavan yatra as it generates noise, Adityanath had asserted that till loudspeakers are not banned in every place of worship, the Kanwar yatra will continue in the usual way.

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New Delhi: Devotees offer prayers at temples on the last Monday of ‘Sawan’ month. Shravan month is dedicated to Lord Shiva....

New Delhi: Devotees across India queued up outside Shiva temples to celebrate the second Monday of Hindu calender’s Sawan month....