Mahashivratri, the Hindu festival observed annually in honour of god Shiva, will be celebrated with pomp and grandeur this year too on February 24. Commemorating the festival, the devotees fast through out the day.
This year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a 112-ft tall face of Adiyogi the Source of Yoga, designed and consecrated by Sadhguru, founder, Isha Foundation, on Mahashivratri on February 24 at the Isha Yoga Center, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The iconic face symbolizes liberation, representing the 112 ways in which one can attain to one’s ultimate through the science of yoga.
As the city soaks in the festival of Mahashivratri, in reverence of lord Shiva, here’s looking at some events happening in the Capital.
Mahadev:Revisit the tales from Shiva’s life with this Hindi play, Mahadev by Sanskriti Theatre Group. Directed by Rajeev Raj Gupta, the two-hour long mythological play showcases the tale, where king Daksha, father of Sati, hosted a grand yajna, wherein all gods were invited, with the exception of Shiva. The play deals with Shiva’s ordeal of seeing Sati’s lifeless body, Sati’s rebirth as goddess Parvati and her marriage to Lord Shiva.