In Pictures: Mahashivratri celebrations across the country

Updated: 23 March, 2016 15:22 IST
  • In Pictures: Mahashivratri celebrations across the country
    Devotees pour milk over the Shivling on the occasion of Mahashivratri at Mandapeshwar Caves in Borivali, Mumbai. Pic/Nimesh Dave
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    Devotees pour milk over the Shivling on the occasion of Mahashivratri at Mandapeshwar Caves in Borivali, Mumbai. Pic/Nimesh Dave
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    Devotees queue up at Mandapeshwar Caves in Borivali, Mumbai of on the occasion of Mahashivratri. Pic/Nimesh Dave
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    Devotees queue up at Mandapeshwar Caves in Borivali, Mumbai of on the occasion of Mahashivratri. Pic/Nimesh Dave
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    Devotees pour milk over the Shivling, on the eve of Mahashivratri at the Shivala Temple in Amritsar on March 6. Pic/AFP
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    A Sadhu smokes a chillum, a traditional clay pipe, as a holy offering to Lord Shiva, near the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on March 6, on the eve of Mahashivratri. Pic/ AFP
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    A devotee offers prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Mahashivaratri in Mumbai at Powai's Suvarna Temple on Monday. Pic/ Sameer Markande
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    A devotee offers prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Mahashivaratri in Mumbai on Monday. Pic/ Sameer Markande
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    A devotee offers prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Mahashivaratri in Mumbai on Monday. Pic/ Sameer Markande
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    A devotee offers prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Mahashivaratri in Mumbai on Monday. Pic/ Sameer Markande
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The festival of Mahashivratri is being celebrated with great fervour across India. We bring you some images of the celebrations

First Published: 07 March, 2016 12:55 IST