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India/Nepal, Feb 21(EFE/EPA).- Hindus in South Asia, particularly India and Nepal, which have a majority population of people of this faith, celebrated Friday the auspicious festival of Mahashivratri, or the Great Night of Lord Shiva, one of the most important and powerful deities in Hinduism.The faithful mark this day by chanting prayers, fasting and contemplation, and keeping all-night vigils, while holy men and householders alike make pilgrimages to important temples in honor of their beloved God.(Imagen:JAIPAL SINGH/PIYAL ADHIKARY/JAGADEESH NV/RAMINDER PAL SINGH/NARENDRA SHRESTA).FOOTAGE SHOWS THE CELEBRATIONS OF the Mahashivratri FESTIVAL IN VARIOUS CITIES IN INDIA AND NEPAL.

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