Ujire, Feb 25, 2017: Mahashivaratri was celebrated with religious fervour at Sri Manjunatha Swami Temple at Dharmasthala on February 24, Friday. Dr D Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala inaugurated the Shiva Panchakshari Patana Programme organised on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Heggade said the shrines of Lord Shiva have a special power and a visit to such shrines helps in the purification process of the mind and body. Dedication, faith and devotion helps man lead a meaningful life, he said.
Hemavathi V Heggade, D Surendra Kumar, Supriya Harshendra Kumar and others were present.