Maha Shivratri 2018: Devotees throng Varanasi to offer prayers

  • By TOI
  • | Tuesday | 13th February, 2018

Maha Shivratri 2018: Devotees throng Varanasi to offer prayersThousands of devotees thronged holy city of Varanasi to offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri. Shivratri is not for celebrations and merry-making but to worship Lord Shiva ‘the destroyer of evil’, introspect and become meditative. While Shivratri comes once every month, Mahashivratri also known as ‘great night of lord Shiva’ comes once in a year, just before the arrival of Spring season in the month of February or March. Devotees in thousands lined up to get a glimpse of Shivling and seek his blessings on Mahashivratri.

Maha Shivratri 2018: Devotees throng Varanasi to offer prayers Thousands of devotees thronged holy city of Varanasi to offer prayers on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri.

Shivratri is not for celebrations and merry-making but to worship Lord Shiva ‘the destroyer of evil’, introspect and become meditative.

Devotees in thousands lined up to get a glimpse of Shivling and seek his blessings on Mahashivratri.

While Shivratri comes once every month, Mahashivratri also known as ‘great night of lord Shiva’ comes once in a year, just before the arrival of Spring season in the month of February or March..

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