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Devotees congregate at temple for 'Mahasamprokshanam'

Written by: Staff

Tiruchirapalli, Apr 3 (UNI) Thousands of devotees from various parts of the State congregated at the historic ''Sri Subramaniya Swamy temple'' at Kumara Vayalur to witness the 'Mahasamprokshanam', held here today.

About 60 'Sivacharyas' (Saivite Priests) performed the holy rituals and the sacred water brought from various holy rivers across the country was poured on the Rajagopuram and the Gopurams over the sanctum sanctorums of the presiding deity and Adhinathar (Lord Shiva) in the auspicious hours of 1010 hours, amidst chanting of vedic hymns from the holy scriptures.

In view of the grand celebrations, the temple considered to be an important abode of Lord Subramaniyar, was renovated at a cost of Rs 50 lakh through donors contribution.

The temple, which is more than 900-year old, was consecrated earlier in June 1969, July 1983 and July 1995.

In view of the Mahasamprokshanam, a 'Mahaabishekam' was performed to the presiding deity of the temple Lord Subramaniya Swamy.

Special buses were operated from various destinations in the district to the temple by the Tamil Nadu Transport Corporation.

Necessary arrangments were made in view of Mahasamprokshanam.


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