The 20th of January was performed Kavadi   Leave a comment

  The festival commemorates the occasion when Parvati gave Murugan a vel (spear) so he could vanquish the evil demon Soorapadman. This spear is seen on the pierced thung, cheeks and skin of the devotees.

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Posted 21/01/2011 by Sri Ranganath Mandir in Festival, Kavadi

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