New Delhi: Preparations for Mahashivratri are in full swing, including India. Mahashivratri is one of the biggest festivals of Hindus. This year Mahashivratri is on 11 March 2021. According to the Hindu calendar, the Mahashivratri festival is celebrated on the Chaturdashi of Krishna Paksha of Phalgun month. On the day of Damahashivratri, those who keep a fast through legal practice get wealth, good fortune, prosperity, children and health.
Preparations for Mahashivaratri are also in full swing in Dubai. Mahashivratri is being prepared in Dubai's Hindu temple. However, due to the Corona crisis this year, the festival of Mahashivaratri will be virtually celebrated in Dubai. According to the information, the temple complex will be closed to prevent the spread of the virus.
According to the Gulf News report, the management of Gurudarbar Sindhi temple has said that it has decided to keep the doors of the temple complex closed on the day of Maha Shivaratri on 12 March. The trustees of the temple told Gulf News, 'We do not want thousands of people to gather and this worries the spread of the virus. So we have decided to keep the temple closed as a precaution on our behalf for the safety of the community. We have made arrangements to have a virtual visit to the temple in view of the situation.'
On this special occasion, devotees will be able to watch live worship and special streaming live through the Hindu Temple Dubai YouTube channel. The trustee said that at present the temple opens half an hour in the morning for worship and half an hour in the evening. Before the pandemic, around 50 to 60 thousand devotees reached the temple on the occasion of Shivratri.