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Annual festival of famous Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple started in Tamil Nadu

On 26th August 2019, the 10-day annual festival of the famous Madurai Meenakshi Amman temple has started in Tamil Nadu with a formal flag hoisting ceremony in the sprawling temple premises. The main ceremony of the crowning of Lord Sundareswara will be held on 7th of September, after which Lord Sundareswar will accept the reign ..

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The unique Chapparam (Chariot) festival 2018 started in Tamil Nadu

On December 28, the unique Chapparam (Chariot) festival was celebrated with traditional rituals and festivities in the famous Madurai Meenakshi temple, in Tamil Nadu. The fest symbolizes the importance of preserving all kinds of food and fodder. The festival is also an auspicious occasion when the God and Goddess measure out food for all living ..

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The famous Goddess Meenakshi Amman temple gets its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest)

The Meenakshi Amman temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Recently, it is in news because the famous Goddess Meenakshi temple has got its first non-Brahmin as ‘archaka’ (priest), 12 years after the Tamil Nadu government passed an order ..

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India-Sri Lanka: India Inks MOU to restore Shiva Temple in Sri Lanka

India inked a MoU with the Board of Trustees of Thiruketheeswaram Temple Restoration Society, for restoration of the ancient Temple of Thiruketheeswaram in Mannar, Sri Lanka dedicated to Lord Shiva. The refurbishment of the holy place is representative of India’s dedication to aid in the restoration of the social, cultural and spiritual life in the ..

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Karnataka: Hasanamba temple to opens for Devotees

The famous temple, Hasanamba Temple, came into operation in the 12th century, during the period of Krishnappa Nayaka (Ruler of Nayakas of Gingee). Hasanamba Temple is a highly revered shrine in Hassan. The presiding deity is Goddess Hasanamba and Hassan is named after the Goddess Hasanamba, the smiling goddess. The Hasanamba Temple in Hassan opens ..

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