The Siva temples in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana brimmed with devotees on the occasion of the first Monday of the auspicious Telugu month Karthikam.
Devotees performed special prayers at Srisailam and Draksharamam. The faithful also thronged the Sangareddy Uma Malleswara Swamy temple from the early hours. Temples in Khammam too acquired a festive look.
Women devotees were seen in large numbers in all the temples.