Home > Thousands of Hindus celebrate Shivratri festival in India

Thousands of Hindus celebrate Shivratri festival in India


Amritsar, Mar 11 (EFE/EPA).- Thousands of Hindus on Friday celebrated the birth of Shiva, among the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon, with offerings and prayers.The devotees believe their desires will fulfilled if they worship Shiva on this day and began lining up at dawn Friday outside of main temples across India. (Camera: RAMINDER PAL SINGH).SHOT LIST: HINDU DEVOTEES COME OUT TO OFFER PRAYERS TO LORD SHIVA AT A TEMPLE DURING THE MAHASHIVRATRI FESTIVAL IN AMRITSAR, INDIA.

Added on the 11/03/2021 13:00:00 - Copyright : EFE Inglés

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Thousands celebrate kite-flying festival in India

    Amritsar, Jan 13 (EFE/EPA).- Thousands of people on Wednesday celebrated the traditional Lohri festival, which marks the peak kite-flying season in India.Lohri or Makar Sankranti, a popular festival in northern India that marks the end of the winter solstice, is celebrated on Jan. 13 and 14 across India. During the festival, thousands of people participate in kite-flying competitions, that involve dueling with rival kites. (Camera: RAMINDER PAL SINGH). SHOT LIST: AN EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE LOHRI FESTIVAL IN AMRITSAR, INDIA.

    13/01/2021 - EFE Inglés
  • Thousands of Hindus celebrate Chhath Puja festival in Nepal

    Kathmandu, Nov 21 (EFE/EPA).- Thousands of Hindu devotees on Saturday took a dip in the Bagmati River in a ritual dedicated to Surya, the Sun God, and prayed for prosperity and well-being to celebrate the "Chhath Puja" festival.Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu festival, is held on consecutive days at sunrise and sunset to pray for well-being, prosperity and progress from Surya, who is depicted surrounded by seven horses. Hindu devotees were seen carrying bamboo baskets full of offerings such as coconuts, flowers, sugarcane, ginger, turmeric, honey and fruits, into the river. (Camera: NARENDRA SHRESTHA). SHOT LIST: HINDU DEVOTEES CELEBRATE CHHATH PUJA ON THE BANK OF THE BAGMATI RIVER IN KATHMANDU, NEPAL.

    21/11/2020 - EFE Inglés
  • Hindus in Bangalore celebrate festival of Navratri

    Bangalore (India), Oct 17 (EFE / EPA) .- (Camera: Jaipal Singh) Hindu devotees celebrated the Navratri festival with the traditional "Golu" dolls. The Navratri festival is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga and is celebrated twice a year, during the spring and autumn seasons. FOOTAGE OF THE CELEBRATIONS.

    17/10/2020 - EFE Inglés
  • Hindus celebrate last day of festival for god Ganesha with water rituals

    Mumbai (India), 1 Sep (EFE/EPA) (Camera: Divyakant Solanki) - Hindus celebrated the last day of the festival for Ganesha on Tuesday with water rituals, as tradition dictates.FOOTAGE OF THE FESTIVAL TO THE GOD GANESHA IN MUMBAI, INDIA

    01/09/2020 - EFE Inglés
  • Hindu devotees in Jammu celebrate Maha Shivratri festival

    Jammu, Feb 20 (EFE/EPA).- Indian Hindu devotees on Thursdat took part in the Maha Shivratri procession during the Maha Shivratri festival celebrations in Jammu.Martand Singh, the great-grandson of the last king of Jammu and Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh, also attended the celebration, during which he congratulated the people of the Hindu community all over the world on the occasion of Mahashivratri festival.Maha Shivratri, the night of the worship of Shiva, is celebrated on the 14th night of the new moon during the dark half of the month when Hindus offer special prayer to the lord of destruction. (Camera: JAIPAI SINGH).FOOTGE SHOWS THE MAHA SHIVRATRI FESTIVAL CELEBRATION AND PROCESSION IN JAMMU, INDIA.SOUNDBITES: MARTAND SINGH, THE GREAT-GRANDSON OF THE LAST KING OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR, MAHARAJA HARI SINGH (IN ENGLISH).

    21/02/2020 - EFE Inglés

More videosReligion