Tales of the multiple facets of Lord Shiva will be told through ‘Spirit Of India – Maha Shivratri’, a TV special which will be aired on the festival on Monday.
The one-hour special on Discovery Channel will also explore people’s spiritual and religious faith and rituals that are followed to celebrate this occasion across the country.
It will give viewers an insight into the deeper spiritual significance underlying the celebration, according to a statement from the channel.
“The show will showcase people from Varanasi recreating the momentous occasion of Lord Shiva’s marriage to his wife Parvati. From fancy guest lists to dressing up the city in its wedding finery along with colours and scents to singing and chanting, the programme will show how the whole city will participate in the big wedding procession,” read a brief about the show.