Maha Shivratri 2016
Maha Shivratri is celebrated between the 13th night and the 14th day of the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna or MaaghNOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

With the Hindu festival of Maha Shivratri around the corner IBTimes UK has compiled top 10 wishes one can say to friends and relatives on the auspicious occasion.

Maha Shivratri is celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva. It is also the day when Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. Maha Shivratri is celebrated between the 13th night and the 14th day of the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna or Maagh. This year it is being celebrated on 7 March.

Check out the top 10 Maha Shivratri wishes below:

1. May Lord Shiva bless you with all the good things in life and grant you peace and good health! Happy Maha Shivaratri.

2. May the glory of Lord Shiva light up your day! Happy Maha Shivaratri.

3. May the almighty Lord Shiva bless you all with good things and perfect health. Happy Maha Shivaratri.

4. May all your wishes be granted by Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati. Happy Maha Shivaratri.

5. May the glory of Shiva banish all your pain and suffering. Happy Maha Shivaratri.

6. Om Namah Shivaya! May there be light and happiness in your life from this day on. God bless all!

7. May the blessings of Lord Shiva be with you. Sending you my warm wishes on Maha Shivaratri.

8. May Lord Shiva remove all obstacles and make your wishes come true. Happy Maha Shivaratri.

9. May Lord Shiva bless you with success, happiness and prosperity on Maha Shivaratri.

10. May Lord Shiva shower you and your family with happiness and peace, while you with eternal love and strength. Happy Maha Shivaratri.