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These offbeat photos of Maha Shivratri celebrations will leave you stunned

Feb 15, 2018, 08:00 IST

Devotees with their cheeks pierced with a metal rod take part in a procession to mark 'Maha Shivratri' festival in Chennai on February 14, 2018. All pics/AFP

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Hindu devotees across India marked the Maha Shivaratri festival by offering special prayers and fasting to worship the deity, Shiva. Here are some rare moments from the celebration.