Maha Shivaratri for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, March 7th.
An annual Hindu festival, Maha Shivaratri gives reverence to the Lord Shiva god. The festival is also known as 'Great Night of Shiva' or 'Shivaratri’.
Monday, March 7th is day number 67 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -3 months, -18 days until Maha Shivaratri 2016.
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|Name(s):||Maha Shivaratri, The Great night of Shiva|
|When:||Phalguna month in Hindu Calendar or Late Winter (February March time)|
March 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Tues||Orthodox Easter 2016||Orthodox||-1150|
|Mar 2 - Wed||Read Across America Day 2016||Observance||-1210|
|Mar 4 - Fri||Employee Appreciation Day 2016||Observance||-1208|
|Mar 7||Maha Shivaratri 2016||Hindu||-1205|
|Mar 13 - Sun||Daylight Saving Time - begins 2016||Daylight Saving||-1199|
|May 16 - Wed||Whit Monday 2016||Christian||-1135|
|Mar 17 - Thurs||St. Patrick's Day 2016||Observance||-1195|
|Mar 20 - Sun||Palm Sunday 2016||Christian||-1192|
|Mar 20 - Sun||Spring/Fall - March equinox 2016||Season||-1192|
|Mar 23 - Wed||Purim 2016||Jewish||-1189|
|Mar 24 - Thurs||Holi 2016||Hindu||-1188|
|Mar 24||Maundy Thursday 2016||Christian||-1188|
|Mar 25 - Fri||Good Friday 2016||Christian||-1187|
|Mar 26 - Sat||Holy Saturday 2016||Christian||-1186|
|Mar 27 - Sun||Easter 2016||Christian||-1185|
|Mar 28 - Mon||Easter Monday 2016||Christian||-1184|