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.New Delhi, Delhi, India
As we are celebrate Shivratri, let’s remember this actor who was a devotee of Shiva and often wrote emotional posts dedicated to him. (Photo credit: Instagram/ Sushant Singh Rajput fanpage)

  • The actor was a true Shiv devotee and showed his love towards the deity on various platforms
  • He even played the lead role in ‘Kedarnath’, a film shot in and around a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva
  • The actor died by suicide on June 14

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Maha Shivratri is celebrated in the month of 'Phalguna', as per the Hindu calendar. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Maha Shivratri will be observed from March 11 to March 12
  • To worship Lord Shiva, devotees observe a day-long fast
  • Worshippers meditate and offer prayers at night

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Maha Shivratri is being celebrated on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Many devotees mark this day by observing a day-long fast ('vrat')
  • Many observe 'Nirjala Vrat', where they don't consume food or water throughout the day
  • But if you cannot pull it through, there are several food options available

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Isha Foundation's Mahashivratri celebration will be held on March 11 at 6 pm. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ Sadhguru)

  • One of the highlights of Isha’s Mahashivratri celebrations is the Midnight Meditation with Sadhguru
  • Sadhguru will consecrate Rudraksha beads, through a special process on the night of Mahashivratri
  • “This is a day when nature is pushing one towards one’s spiritual peak," says Sadhguru