Maha Shivratri is one of the main festivals to be celebrated in India. Some of its neighboring countries to offer prayers to LORD SHIVA. This is celebrated in each Luni-solar month which falls on the 13th or 14th day as per the Hindu Panchang or calendar. This monthly Shivaratri is adored in temples by the priests and irrespective of that the term Maha Shivratri has its own importance. Maha Shivratri is celebrated once the year which occurs in late winter and before the arrival of summer. Mythologically this auspicious festival falls on the fourth moonless night of new moon during Krishna paksha in the Maagh or Phalgun masa of Hindu Panchang, which corresponds to February or March as per the English calendar.