Maha Shivaratri is an annual Hindu festival that is dedicated to Lord Shiva on the 13th or 14th day of the Hindu month of Maagha or Phalguna. In the table below, you will find when Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri is official marked and celebrated in India over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Friday February 12 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2011
Wednesday March 2 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2012
Monday February 20 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2013
Sunday March 10 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2014
Thursday February 27 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2015
Tuesday February 17 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2016
Monday March 7 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2017
Friday February 24 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2018
Tuesday February 13 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2019
Monday March 4 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2020
Friday February 21 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2021
Thursday March 11 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2022
Tuesday March 1 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2023
Saturday February 18 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2024
Friday March 8 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
2025
Wednesday February 26 Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri

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