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Maha Shivaratri (Hindu festival)

LC control no.sh2017004251
LC classificationBL1239.82.M32
Topical headingMaha Shivaratri (Hindu festival)
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Variant(s)Great Night of Śiva (Hindu festival)
Mahāśivarātri (Hindu festival)
Night of Śiva (Hindu festival)
Śiva, Great Night of (Hindu festival)
Śiva, Night of (Hindu festival)
See alsoFasts and feasts--Hinduism
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Found inWork cat.: 2006318198: The spiritual aspects of Maha Shivaratri, 2005.
Encyclopaedia Britannica online, viewed Aug. 24, 2017 (Maha Shivaratri, (Sanskrit: "Great Night of Shiva") the most important sectarian festival of the year for devotees of the Hindu god Shiva)
LC database, viewed Aug. 24, 2017 (usage: Mahāśivarātri)
Dictionary of Hinduism, 2014, via Oxford reference online, Oct. 13, 2017: (Śivarātri; aka Mahāśivarātri, Great Night of Śiva, Night of Śiva; An annual pan-Indian festival in honour of Śiva)