Thaipusam festival in Palamudirsolai: devotees not allowed

The Cholaimalai Murugan Temple in Palamudircholai, which is considered to be the sixth abode of Lord Murugan, is located at Algarkovil near Melur in Madurai district. In connection with this Thaipusam festival which started with the flag hoisting on the 9th of last month, various anointings and worships were performed daily for Lord Murugan and he awoke daily in each vehicle as a chariot, lion chariot, camel chariot, horse chariot, silver chariot, and chandelierHe returned to the inner sanctum of the temple.Following this, the main event of the festival today, Lord Murugan awoke with Goddess Valli and the Tirthawari and Maha Purnakudi were held in the Tirtha tank in front of the temple. As a precautionary measure against the spread of corona, the ceremony was attended only by the temple priests, officials and staff without the permission of the devotees

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