PHOTO KATHA: Catch stills from famous Maha Shivratri Mela
New Delhi: The great night of Lord Shiva, commonly known as Maha Shivratri, is one of the biggest Hindu festivals. It is celebrated from Kashmir to Kanyakumari with a lot of zeal.
According to the Hindu lunar calendar, it is celebrated on the 14th day of the dark fortnight of the Magha month. This day marks the night of the marriage of Shiva and Parvati.
Have a look at a Maha Shivratri Mela organised at Mahipalpur in Delhi. The devotees gathered in massive numbers at the Mela.
At Mahipalpur Shiv Mandir, you will find a very large statue of Lord Shiva, which is about 263 meters high. The temple was heavily crowded with people.
Outside the temple, you will see local sellers selling juices, kulfis, flowers, and fruits. If you are visiting for the first time, you will surely love this place. The place also has a beautiful garden which is well maintained.