Maha Shiv Raatri is a celebration of Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati’s wedding. Devi Parvati performed intense tapasya for a long period of time in order to attain Lord Shiva in marriage. Though many attempted to discourage her from her path of devotion.
~ Lovingly arranged as a mandala, below Sri Ganesha: Vishnu (Krishna, center), Shakti (Goddesses), Shiva; flanked by Manjushri & Avalokiteśvara/Chenrezig. Shiva/Shakti as one stand in the front with two Saraswatis playing veena.
This page provides the list of Sapta Matrika or Saptamatrika. Saptamatrika is a group of Hindu goddesses who are always depicted together and who assisted the great Shakti Devi in her fight with demons.