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Meenakshi temple hosts lakhs of devotees on occasion of celestial wedding


Devdiscourse News Desk madurai India
Updated: 17-04-2019 17:11 IST
Meenakshi temple hosts lakhs of devotees on occasion of celestial wedding

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More than 1.5 lakh devotees from various parts of Tamil Nadu converged on the famous Sri Meenakshi Amman temple here Wednesday to witness the celestial wedding of Goddess Meenakshi with Lord Sundareswarar. The wedding is the highlight of the10-day annual 'Chithirai' festival at the ancient temple.

Special poojas were performed before the deities exchanged garlands at 9.52 a.m amid chanting of the names of the God and Goddess by the devotees. Authorities made arrangements for distribution of water, buttermilk and beverages to devotees to help them beat the summer heat.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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