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City decked up for Maha Sivaratri

Posted on 13-Feb-2018

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TSR parishat to conduct ‘Mahakumbhabhishekam’ on beach road.

The city temples are making elaborate arrangements for ‘Maha Sivaratri’ on Tuesday.

Abhishekam, rituals, bhajans along with a host of devotional programmes will be organised to mark the occasion.

Devotees started thronging Sri Uma Neelakanteswara Swami Vari Devasthanam at Nakkavanipalem ahead of the festival as special puja began a couple of days ahead. Maha Sivaratri Mahotsavamu begins at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday. It will be followed by ‘Mahanyasa Poorvaka Visesha Rudrabhishekam and ‘Dasa sahasra bilvarchana’ at the temple.

Meanwhile beach road opposite Kali Mata temple was decked up as T. Subbarami Reddy Lalithakala Parishath is all set to conduct ‘Mahakumbhabhishekam’ of one crore ‘Siva Lingams’ .

Cultural programmes including, Kuchipudi dance performance by Shobha Naidu, and presentation of Sri Krishna Rayabaram by Gummadi Gopala Krishna, will be organised.

Actor and TDP MLA from Hindupur N. Balakrishna, actors Manchu Mohan Babu, Meena and Gautami, comedian K. Brahmanadam, among others will participate

On Monday, MP T. Subbarami Reddy visited the venue and took part in the pre-rituals.

Mahanyasapoorvaka Rudrabhishekam will be perfomed at Sri Maha Ganapathi Prasanna Venkateswara Ayyappa Shiridi Sai Baba Devalayamulu, Seethammadhara.

Sri Sathya Sai Seva organisation and Sri Sathya Sai Seva city samiti will organise the ‘Maha Sivaratri Mahotsavam’. The celebrations will begin at 8 a.m. at Sri Sathya Sai Prema Sadan Mandiram, MVP Colony. Maha Rudrabhishekam and bhajans will continue till Wednesday evening.

Vaidika Vignana Vipanchi Darmika Seva Sangham is hosting ‘Bhaje Sivoham’ at Sankara Mattam, Dwarakanagar at 9 p.m.
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