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Shiva Ratri

Definition: All Hindus celebrate the night of the great Lord Shiva [ratri means night].

The holiday is marked by a fasting period of 24 hours on Shiva Ratri and they hold four worship ceremonies, or pujas, during the night.

Celebrated in mid-Feburary

Elsewhere on the Web:

By The Powers Of Lord Shiva!
Understanding the Deity and traditions of this holiday with Guide Subhamoy Das.
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