Hindus celebrate Shivaratri festival

Indian Hindu devotees try to ring a bell tied to a chain as they perform rituals at a temple during Mahashivratri festival celebrations in Jammu, India, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. Hindus across the world are celebrating Mahashivratri, or Shiva's night festival. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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Hindu devotees take part in the Shivaratri festival on Feb. 20. This is one of the biggest Hindu festivals dedicated to Lord Shiva and celebrated through fasting and prayer.

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