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Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri is considered an auspicious festival for Hindus. In late winters and before the arrival of spring, falls Maha Shivratri which is ‘the Great Night of Shiva.’ People fast on this day and chant prayers for lord Shiva. Devotees also offer milk to shivling. Today the festival is being celebrated in different parts of India. Devotees offering prayers at Tapkeshwar Temple in Uttarkhand. Daksheswara Mahadev Temple in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Devotees at Gauri Shankar Temple at Chandni Chowk in Delhi. Devotees chanting prayers at Shivkhori temple in Jammu and Kashmir. Devotees standing in cue to offer prayers at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 24 February 2017, 10:16:11 AM
Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

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Maha Shivratri is considered an auspicious festival for Hindus. In late winters and before the arrival of spring, falls Maha Shivratri which is ‘the Great Night of Shiva.’

People fast on this day and chant prayers for lord Shiva. Devotees also offer milk to shivling.

Today the festival is being celebrated in different parts of India.

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

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Devotees offering prayers at Tapkeshwar Temple in Uttarkhand.      

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

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Daksheswara Mahadev Temple in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

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Devotees at Gauri Shankar Temple at Chandni Chowk in Delhi.

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

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Devotees chanting prayers at Shivkhori temple in Jammu and Kashmir.

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

Maha Shivratri celebrated in different parts of India

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Devotees standing in cue to offer prayers at Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh.