[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

Thousands of devotees of the supreme Lord Shiva took the blessings of the God at various temples across the city on the eve of Maha Shivratri.

 

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

Thousands of devotees of the supreme Lord Shiva took the blessings of the God at various temples across the city on the eve of Maha Shivratri.

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

The 8th century Shiva Temple located at Kailashpuri, 22 Km from Udaipur, also known as Eklingji was the main center where many devotees walked barefoot to the temple from Udaipur and nearby villages.

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

People commenced their journey last night to Eklingji and reached the temple. Various organizations had put up stalls providing refreshments to the visitors. The route echoed with ‘Har Har Mahadev’, ‘Bam Bam Bhole’ and other devotional songs.

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

From early morning, the string of religious ceremonies started and devotees gathered in the various Shiva temples in the city. At Eklingji, the rituals were carried out under tight security.

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

In the city, long queue of devotees was also seen at Mahakaleshwar Temple waiting for their turn to offer prayers to lord Shiva.

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

[Photos] Devotees celebrate Maha Shivratri

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