Lord Shiva is thought to be the ‘Adi-Dev' that means the oldest god of Hindu mythology. The Puranas say that he is not born from any human physique. He is just created automatically. He's there when there was very little and He'll continue being following the destruction.
One day Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu were arguing about which ones is more impressive than the opposite. Out of the blue, there appeared a blazing pillar. The foundation and the best were unseen and an oracle was heard from the both gods.
He's the beginning; he is the top. He is the ultimate. So, prior to celebrating Shivratri this yr, know the birth magic formula of Lord Shiva and his other stories.