Maha Shivratri Hindu Festival Clifton Karachi

Maha Shivratri Hindu Festival Clifton Karachi

ca. 1920
13.85x
9.00cm

This annual festival in honor of Lord Shiva's marriage to Parvati Devi is still celebrated by the Hindu community in Clifton, near the beach in Karachi. Men and women both fast, wash the icon of Lord Shiva in holy water, and then proceed to the ocean during the pooja where they can break the fast in the early morning. The 2019 festival is scheduled for March 4th.