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Maha Deepa placed atop Lingaraj temple

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau

Bhubaneswar, Feb 27:Mahadeepa
The much awaited moment for the local Shiva devotees – the raising of the Maha Deepa atop the Lingaraj temple- took place at 10.44 pm today amidst mass chanting of Har Har Mahadev, Bom Bom Bhole and Hari Bol.
The Maha Deepa  was placed atop the temple spire by sevayats who climbed to the apex of the 11th century Shiva shrine, with the support of iron chains.