Singing bhajans, scores head to the holy Shivagange Hill that is situated at 2,640 ft above sea level for night trek on Shivaratri
Thousands thronged temples on Thursday as part of the Maha Shivaratri celebrations. As prayers and plays were being held across the city, many devotees were getting ready for a holy trek. They will be walking up the Shivangange hills on a night trek.
“This is not just a night trek but a spiritual walk to the top of the hill which has a ‘Basavanna statue’. We go on the trek singing bhajans and have planned it in such a way that we reach the summit point by morning, then have another round of prayer before we start descending,” said Geeta Rani, a yoga instructor and a regular for Shivangange night trek.
Ramesh Gowda, another spiritual trekker, said, Shivagange has many ancient temples. “The hill is also the birthplace for the river Kumudvati which later joins Arkavathi at Thippagondanahalli to…