This year, Mahashivratri, one of the most famous Hindu celebrations that are extensively observed nationwide, falls on February 18. The day is one of the biggest events for Mahadev worshippers. Many Mahadev worshippers observe fasts on Mahashivratri because it is said to be one of the best days to ask for the Lord's blessings.
People who will be in National Capital that night can take part in the magnificent festivities without having to go too far. Delhi is home to numerous venerable and magnificent temples devoted to Mahadev. Below are temples dedicated to Lord Shiva where followers can pray during Mahashivratri.
Prachin Gauri Shankar Temple
An 800-year-old temple was built by a Maratha follower of Shiv ji and is situated in Old Delhi. A Shivling constructed of brownstone and coated in white marble is shown in the temple.
Neeli Chhatri Temple
The Neeli Chhatri Temple is thought to have been constructed in the worship of Lord Shiva by the eldest Pandava, King Yudhisthir. According to mythology, he even conducted the Ashwamegha Yajna in this temple. The Jamuna Baazar neighborhood's Nigambodh Ghat is where you may find this ancient shrine.
Shri Shiv Durga Mandir
In 1983, this Shiv temple in Punjabi Bagh was built. Every year, many devotees of Lord Shiva attend the lavish Mahashivratri festivities and pray to Mahadev for a happy life.
Dudheshwar Nath Mandir
The Shivling that is revered in this Ghaziabad temple, as per the people who live in this area, is believed that the shivling present in the temple is 5,000 years old. This shrine's stunning white exterior is highlighted by magnificent decorations for Mahashivratri.