Devotees of Lord Shiva are celebrating Maha Shivratri in Assam as well as across the country today. The festival is being celebrated with religious fervour and devotion.
In Bajali Devotees of Lord Shiva are celebrating Maha Shivratri in Pathsala where one of the famous Banyan tree is located on the Jalikata Village of Bajali district, Assam.
It is one of the oldest living Banyan tree in India, belived to be 208 years old.There inside the premise of Sivathan.It is a huge banyan tree spread over four Bighas of land, and people believed it is also a largest tree in Asian sub-continent on the bank of Kaldia river at Jalikata.
Nearly two kilometre from here has turned into a spot of attraction for nature lovers, students and religious minded people who throng the area throughout the year.The people of the locality are already running a Sivathan in the name of Sivathan Janaseva Asram and every year Siva Chaturdashi is celebrated there with various programme.
Today thousands of devotees thronged to this Shiva temple and paid obseisance to Lord Shiva and made offerings to the deity.
The festival is being celebrated with religious fervour and devotion.
Devotees were seen offering Bael Leaves, Flowers, Fruits, Milk, Water and Honey to Shivling and chant the name of Lord Shiva.
Devotees are seen thronging the various Lord Shiva temples across the state. Pathsala, Pathla, Titka and all the other Shiv Temples are flooded with devotees right from the morning.
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