Aluva Sivarathri celebrated with traditional gaiety

via Mahadev published on February 27, 2006

Aluva, Feb27: Aluva Sivarathri was celebrated with traditional gaiety  and religious fervour  through out Kerala on Sunday.


Thousands of devotees  converged on the sand bed of Periyar river right from Saturday night for performing ‘Pithru Tharpan’ from the wee hours of Sivarathri day.


In an atmosphere filled with chanting of  the holiest ‘Panchakshara manthra’ thousands of devotees had  darshan of the Lord Siva at the temple here.  Balitharas were arranged on the river bed  and the riverbank of the  Advaithaashram.


Volunteers of SevaBharathi offered  drinking water and necessary helps to the people. 


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