Vadodara becomes Shivmay with Shiv yatra


Bam Bam Bhole, Har Har Mahadev slogans are in the air when the Shiv Parivaar procession started in the city on the occasion of Mahashivaratri. The procession started from famous Ranmukteshwar Mahadev temple at Pratapnagar where political and common public joined in big numbers. The whole environment turning into Shivmay with slogans and Bhajans of Lord Shiva.

From Shree Ranmukteshwar temple the procession of Shiv Parivaar (Lord Shiva, Maa Parvati, Shree Ganesh and Shree Kartikey) sitting on Nandi starts with the aarti performed by Satyam Shivam Sundaram samiti president and MLA Yogesh Patel, opposition leader Chandrakant Shrivastav (Bhattu) and others. After the aarti the procession starts with the sounds of Dhol, Nagada, Bands and Shiv Bhajans.

The procession attracts big crowd every year on Mahashivratri where colourful floats add colours to it. This year also different colourful floats joined the procession with great enthusiasm. During the route different mandals welcome the procession with DJ systems playing Shiv Bhajans and chants. Various youth groups also distribute Sharbat, water and Farali prasad along the route for the people.

The procession starts from Runmukteshwar Mahadev temple and pass through Chowkhandi, Mandvi, Nyay Mandir, Sursagar, Raopura road, Kothi and ends at Shivpuri near Aradhana talkies.

After the procession there is a Maha aarti in Sursagar at Sarveshvar Mahadev.


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