Now, Muslim artisans making `kaanvars`

Continuing with a
decades-old tradition, Muslim families here are becoming part
of `Sawan` celebrations by making `Kaanvars`, the colourful
pitchers used by Shiva devotees to carry holy water.

Shiva devotees make a beeline for special Monday prayers

Thousands of kanwarias, devotees of Lord Shiva, are closing in to offer Ganga water from Haridwar on the Hindu god`s icons in temples in Mathura, Vrindavan, Goverdhan and Agra during special prayers Monday.