Mahashivatri Mauritius

The Great night of Shiva celebrated tonight

The night is symbolic of a condition prior to creation and refers to the chaos that existed before light. The god Shiva, the third member of the Hindu Trimurti, is celebrated during his long night, mainly in the form of a phallic symbol that is the Shiva lingam. Maha Shivaratri is held on the thirteenth

02 Mar 2011, MauritiusHot