5 Places To Travel This Shivratri

5 Places To Travel This Shivratri

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5 Places to travel this Shivratri

Shivaratri is an auspicious festival observed with great devotion, enthusiasm and devoutness in India. On the day, the devotees gather in Shiva temples to ask for blessings and prosperity from the Lord Shiva. They keep fast and chant mantras to pay tribute to Lord Shiva. Here are 5 places to witness all of these.

1. Haridwar

Haridwar is one of the best places to celebrate Maha Shivratri. On the day of Maha Shivratri, you will find lakhs of people bustling around the ghats of Haridwar. A lot of pilgrims are seen to take a dip inside the well-known Har ki Paudi.

Maha Shivratri

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2. Varanasi

One of the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, Varanasi also known as Banaras is another good place to celebrate Maha Shivratri. During Shivratri Varanasi witnesses millions of Hindus across the globe. Tilbhandeshwar temple in southern  Varanasi witnesses great devotee gatherings.

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3. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh

Mandi is also known as Kashi of Hills and Varanasi of Himalayas.The Temple of Bhootnath at Mandi in is said to host the biggest Shivaratri celebration in the country. People from across the world head out to Mandi to take in these glorious Maha Shivratri festivities.

4. Srisailam

Mahashivratri is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Andhra Pradesh. A lot of religious temples like Sri Kalahasteshwara Temple at Srikalahasti and Bharamarambha Malikarjunaswamy Temple at Srisailam witness great devotees’ gatherings. A great place to visit in Shivratri.

5. Guwahati

The Umananda temple in Assam located at the peacock island in the Brahmaputra river is witness to one of the biggest Mahashivratri celebration in India. People around the world travel to Guwahati to see this glorious Maha Shivratri festivities.

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