Sahasra Lingarchana Ekadasha Rudrabhishekam on Nov 14th-09

Sahasra Lingarchana Ekadasha Rudrabhisheka

  (Kailasa Prasthara - Holy Abode of Lord Shiva)
 
Sahasra Lingarchana -
A unique ritual was performed to lord Shiva by building Kailasa Prasthara(The Abode of Lord Shiva as show in above image) with 1,116 mruthika Shiva lingas were arranged in 16 avaranas and invoking Lord Shiva's energy in each of the shivalinga's. Lord Shiva was worshipped as  "Sri Uma Pardhiveswara" to bless devotees with Prosperity, Spiritual Bliss, Moksha and Siva Sannidhya(closeness to Shiva).
 
The event started at 8:00AM with following pujas: Sankalpa & Ganapathi pooja, Mahanyasa, Shodasha Avarana puja & Sahasra Lingarchana, Ekadasha Rudrabhisheka & Shantivarabhisheka.

Photos from Sahasra Lingarchana & Rudra Abhishekam:

Volunteers building 1116 Shiva Lingas:

Volunteers decorating 1116 Shiva Lingas: