Jaipur Shehar: Since early morning on the auspicious occasion of ‘Mahashivratri’, Chhoti Kashi (Jaipur) got absorbed in the devotion of Bhagwan Shiv. In various Shiva temples, with the Jayghosh of Har Har Mahadev and Om Namah Shivaay, devotees offered worship of Bhagwan Bholenath with Jalabhishek and Dugdhabhishek (devotees offer water with milk and honey to the Shivlinga) including Plum, Carrot and Bilva Patra (Bel-leaves).
Devotees gone to the temple for worship Lord Shiva with the masks on as per Corona guidelines. Here, all the arrangements from the management of the big Shiva temples looked perfect. The special decoration was worth seeing in the temples. Due to the increase in Corona Cases, many temple managements are not allowing devotees to perform Jalabhishek.
At the Jharkhand Mahadev temple in Vaishali Nagar, devotees started to visit Bhole Baba in queues since five in the morning. Jalabhishek was not allowed there. Apart from this, devotees visited and offered Jalabhishekas with the cradle of social distance in the Tadkeshwar Mahadev temple. Before the temple opened, the queues appeared till Tripolia Gate. In the evening, Maha Aarti will be performed at all places by making a beautiful adornment of Lord Shiva with flowers.
At the same time, there were flocks of devotees in the small temples in the city. To please Lord Shiva, Yajurveda, Rudrashtadhyayi and Shivamhimrstotra are being recited by the Vedic Brahmins.