The consortium of the Shiva and Parvati is a beautiful myth that is a reason enough for the followers of Shiva to observe a festivity. After all the pair is a representation of Ardhnarishwar, the basis of creation of life. The infinite power of Lord Shiva is honoured in form of many festivals, but Maha Shivratri holds prime importance amongst them all. Falling on the Chaturdashi Tithi of Krishna Paksha (dark fortnight) of every lunar month, Masik Shivratri is the monthly celebration of the auspicious event. On this day, Shiva’s idol or Shivling is worshipped by the ardent devotees of Mahadev.