Bhubaneswar: The Temple City, known for being a centre of Shaivism, was abuzz on the occasion of Shivratri with devotees queuing up at Lingaraj and various ancient temples in the city’s Old Town area. While the beelines kept getting longer throughout the day, the Shivlings were drowned in milk and stone apple (bela) leaves.
The Lingaraj temple:
The flame of the ‘Akhand Deepa’, a huge earthen lamp, kept getting brighter
The Megheswar temple
Kharakhia Vaidyanath Temple:
The Bhaskareswar temple: