Maha Shiva Rathri at Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala is an awaited occasion every year, and for the most rightful reasons.
Last night witnessed the celebration of the festival by over 25,000 devotees who came walking to Dharmasthala and stayed up all night chanting Panchakshari Pathana.
The Dharmaadhikari addressed the massive gathering, emphasising on the importance of purity of thought and words as means to acquire Lord Manjunatha’s blessings.
Devotees who have been arriving to Dharmasthala on foot for the longest duration for Maha Shiva Rathri.

The entire night of reverbating chants accounted to a whole new level of spiritual experience at Dharmasthala yesterday