Religious fervour marks Maha Shivratri

People thronged Shaivite temples to offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri today.

PTI| Updated: Feb 18, 2015, 01:21 AM IST

Puducherry: People thronged Shaivite temples to offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of Maha Shivratri today.

The day was observed with religious fervour and spiritual zeal with devotees observing fast and offering prayers, fruits and flowers to Lord Shiva.

Devotees turned up in large number at the Ambalathadum Swamigal Mutt in the town as the religious institution is associated with the `Thiruvasagam` the magnum opus of the saivite exponent Manikavasagar. Special poojas at midnight attracted a large number of devotees, young and old.