New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Hindus across the country are celebrating Mahashivratri today. The festival is considered as one of the major festivals of the Hindu religion. The devotees of Lord Shiva wait for this day throughout the year. Huge crowds of devotees have been seen in the temples of Lord Shiva since morning in many parts of the country to offer prayers on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.

It is believed that by offering water, milk, belpatra, plum and cannabis on the Shivling on this day, all the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled and they get the special grace of Mahadev (Lord Shiva). On the occasion of Mahashivratri, Jagran English brings you LIVE updates from the Pooja Arti of Lord Shiva. You can witness Mahakal on Shivratri here and know the special things related to it.

Here are the Highlights from Pooja Arti:

Karnataka: The 25 feet tall 'shivling' at Brahma Kumaris in Kalaburagi, has been decorated with around 300 kg pigeon peas. 

Maharashtra: Devotees throng Babulnath Temple in Mumbai to offer prayers on Mahashivratri


Delhi: Devotees offer prayers at Shri Gauri Shankar Temple in Chandni Chowk, on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.

Punjab: Devotees at 'Shivala Bagh Bhaiyan' temple in Amritsar on MahaShivRatri2020.

Madhya Pradesh: Prayers offered to Lord Shiva at Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, on the occasion of MahaShivRatri.

Varanasi: Devotees line up to offer prayers to Lord Shiva at Kashi Vishwanath Temple, on the occasion of MahaShivRatri.

J&K: Devotees line up to offer prayers at Sri Shankaracharya Ji Temple in Srinagar, on the occasion of #MahaShivRatri.

Nepal: Devotees in large numbers visit Kathmandu's Pashupatinath Temple to offer prayers to Lord Shiva on the occasion of #Mahashivratri.

Posted By: Talib Khan