Rajamahendravaram: Thousands of devotees took a holy dip in River Godavari from the early hours of Thursday, to mark beginning of the auspicious Karthika Masam, which will be continued up to December 7.
Thousands of devotees taking a holy dip in the Godavari in Rajamahendravaram on Thursday, on the first day of Karthika Masam
Meanwhile, Shaivite temples such as Uma Markandeya Swamy Temple, Uma Kotilinegswara Swamy Temple, Visweswara Swamy Temple, Veereswara Swamy Temple, Sarangdhareswara Swamy Temple etc were illuminated. The priests offered special prayers and Abhisheakams.
The traffic police regulated the traffic at all the ghats as the devotees rushed to the ghats from surrounding villages.