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Devotees perform rituals on a shivling, an idol symbolic of Lord Shiva at a temple on the eve of the Maha Shivratri festival in Amritsar. (Image: AFP)

PICS: Devotees Gear Up to Celebrate Maha Shivratri 2020

Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. This year, Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on Friday, February 21. On this day, devotees fast and pray to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The Shivling is worshipped and yellow flowers and milk is offered.