Shiva- The Almighty God who is omnipotent and is associated with Destruction. He is one of the supreme divinities among the Trimurti (Hindu-Triad).
Masik Shivratri- The Great Hindu Festival is celebrated to pay reverence to invincible Lord of the Lords- Shiva. It is monthly solemnized on ‘Krishna Paksha Chaturdashi- the fourteenth day of the lunar month during the waning phase. It is being observed almost every month to bestow an honour to the godhead. As per Hindu calendar, Masik Shivaratri which is observed on Phalguni Month is famed as- MahaShivratri, thus commemorated once in a year. On Shivratri, Lord Shiva was incarnated into one of its exemplary manifestations (avataras)-Shivlingam (Shivlinga).