Maha Sivaratri celebrations at SV Temple
Mahasivaratri was celebrated on a large scale at Sri Venkateswara Temple of Colorado. Abhishekam and mantrapushpam were performed all day Sunday 22nd February at different intervals. The chief priest Sri Jaganadhacharyulu performed the abhishekam for the Lord Shiva with the prescribed ingredients like water, milk, curd, ghee, sugar, honey etc. which are believed to be dearer to Shive while a group of devotees chanting the rudram, namakam and chamakam. Bhajans were rendered by Mrs Chaya Devi Ramayanam and Priya Hariharan. This was followed by the prasadam and another Mahaabhishekam was performed at 12' 0 clock from which the devotees observed the jagarana which is one of the rituals offered during Shivaratri.