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Maha Shivratri 2018: Bollywood celebrates 'the great night of Lord Shiva' and wish fans on Twitter

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2018, 14:05 IST

The holy festival of Hindus, Maha Shivratri is been observed as the 'great night of Lord Shiva', which comes once in a year, Lord Shiva is referred as 'the destroyer of evil.' This Festival is celebrated by worshipping Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. This year, Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on February 13, Tuesday, and will be extended until February 14. Lord Shiva has 108 different names: Maheshwara, Shambhu, Soma, Shashvata, Parameshwara, and others.

According to a legend, Lord Shiva drank poisonous negativity to protect the world on Maha Shivaratri. while it is also said that on the Night of Maha Shivratri, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati got married.

On Maha Shivratri, the devotees head to Shiva temples or Jyotirlingams to worship Lord Shiva. Some also do chanting of Shiva Mantra "Om Namah Shivaya", praying to Lord Shiva, keeping fast, practicing meditation.

The Bollywood is also rejoicing the Maha Shivratri Eve with their family and friends. From the Bollywood legend, Amitabh Bachchan to Chandani girl Sridevi wished their fans and followers on Maha Shiv Ratri. Here are wishes that pour on Twitter from B'Town celebrities.

Big B took Twitter to greets all a Maha Shivratri,
Mahashivratri greetings to all .. महाशिवरात्रि की अनेक अनेक शुभकामनाएँ, He Tweeted.

 

Sridevi also wished her fans on Maha Shivratri.

Other than them, Bollywood celebrity Ronit Roy, Anupam Kher also greeted their fans on Maha Shivratri

First published: 14 February 2018, 13:26 IST
 
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