Maha Shivaratri: Night of Lord Shiva's dance and love.

Hindus fast, perform puja, seek moksha blessings.

Symbolizes overcoming darkness, ignorance, and sins.

Celebrated with enthusiasm across India and globally.

Nepal celebrates with fervor, Pashupatinath temple main venue.

Alexander Cunningham documented grand fair at Khajuraho temples.

Hindus in Pakistan visit Shiva temples, celebrate three-day affair.