Shivaratri is a Hindu festival that is celebrated every year in honor of the god Shiva. In Nepal, Shivaratri falls on the 18th day of the Nepali month of Falgun (February-March). This year, Shivaratri will be celebrated on February 18th.
On Shivaratri, Hindus offer special prayers and worship to Shiva. Many people fast on this day and stay up all night to pray. Some people also walk around a temple or holy place seven times, called a parikrama. At dawn the next day, people break their fast and offer more prayers.
Shivaratri is an important festival for Hindus and is a time to remember and honor Shiva, the god of destruction.
Shivaratri is a Hindu festival that is celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva. It falls on the 17th night/18th day of the Hindu month of Maagha (February-March). In Nepal, Shivaratri is celebrated on the same day as Maha Shivaratri, which is the last day of the Nepali month of Falgun (February-March).
This year, Shivaratri falls on February 18th. On this day, Hindus all over the world will fast and pray to Lord Shiva. Many will also stay up all night, performing special rituals and chanting mantras. In Nepal, Shivaratri is a public holiday, and many people take the day off from work to celebrate.
If you’re in Nepal during Shivaratri, you can join the festivities by attending a puja (worship ceremony) or going to one of the many Shiva temples around the country. You can also simply enjoy watching the colorful processions and celebrations that take place in the streets.