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Mahashivratri brought diyas to Ujjain and Kashi

Many devotees light up the diya in Ujjain and Kashi

Many devotees light up the diya in Ujjain and Kashi

Mahashivratri is one of the most prestigious festivals for Hindus. According to Hindu mythology, Mahashivratri is the wedding festival of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Every year, devotees participate in spiritual fasts and havans during the festival. Thus, it holds great significance among the Hindus and their beliefs in marriage.

In Ujjain, devotees participate in the Shiva Jyoti Aropana event, people light diyas on the banks of the Kshipra River. Thus, this year the number of lamps went to 21 lakhs. However, the preparation for this event set a world record. In the event, there is a preparation of 52 thousand liters of oil, 600 kg of camphor, 15 thousand matchboxes, and 25 lakh bottles of cotton.

The unique aspect of the Shiv Jyoti Arpanam program in Ujjain is that there is zero waste throughout the whole initiative. From Kashi to Mahakal, hundreds of images of Shiva have been reported, and several locations have lines of worshippers waiting. In Varanasi, five lakh people have visited Baba Vishwanath. At the same time, the Mahakal in Ujjain has received more than six lakh pilgrims.

The temple closes at 11 in the evening. However, on February 19, the darshan procedure lasted more than 44 hours. Around four o’clock during this hour, Lord Mahakal will be worshipped. Lord Shiva appeared to be a groom. The sehra of Mahakal will be released on February 19 at 11:00. by storing their gold jewelry in the locker. Bhasma Aarti, which only occurs once a year during the day, will start at noon.

In Varanasi, by 3.30 am, the doors of Kashi Vishwanath Temple were open. After that, there was Aarti and puja. The temple was then made accessible to worshippers. A 3- to the 30-kilometer-long line of worshippers waits for Darshan. Darshan took an average of 35 minutes to obtain.

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