Pondy: 'Rajagopura Kumbhabishekam' on Sep 14

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Puducherry, Sep 11: The "Rajagopura Kumbhabishekam" of the famous Panchamukha Anjaneyar temple at Panchavadi in Villuppuram district of Tamil Nadu near here would be held on Septermber 14.

Talking to newspersons at the temple today, Secretary of the Panchamukha Jayamaruthi Seva Trust Dr Pazhaniyappan Raju said after the "Mahakumabishekam" of the temple on September 14 last year, the five storyed 68 ft Rajagopuram was completed in one year at a cost of Rs 35 lakh. The "Kumababishekam" of the Rajagopuram would be held on September 14, he added.

Security arrangements have been made with the help of the police, he said.

Treasurer of the Trust S Narasimhan said water from all the rivers in India has been collected for the Kumbabhishekam. The water collected would be sprinkled on the heads of the devotees on that day.

Talking about the future plans, he said the Trust proposed to set up a small hospital and a school in the vicinity of the temple. It also proposed to construct a quarters for travellers visiting the temple, he added.


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