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Temples & Legends Of Kerala
Kulapati's Preface Author's Preface
Introduction The Temple Of Sri Padmanabha
A Temple Of Serpents The Goddess Who Has Periods
Aranmula Parthasarathi Ambalapuzha Krishna
Sabarimala The Fierce Lord Of Ettumanur
The Benign Lord Chottanikara
Kaladi A Temple For Kannaki
A Temple For Bharata Sri Rama Temple At Triprayar
The Vadakkunnathan Temple The Lord Of Guruvayur
A Temple For Rama And Lakshmana The Historic Tali Temple
Tiruvangad Peruma Rajarajeswara Of Taliparamba
Trichambaram Krishna Temple Other Temples
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THE GODDESS WHO HAS PERIODS

Once in this connection he was camping at Chengannur with his family. While checking the temple accounts to regulate the various expenses he came across the items against Triputtu. He could not help laughing at the naivety of the people. "How can a metal deity get its Periods?" he mused. "It is not only absurd but also obscene," he said and cut out the budget provision for the ritual with a stroke of his pen.

At the same time the Devi had her period. For the first time the ceremonies connected with it were suspended. The people felt disappointed. But the Colonel also learnt his lesson. His wife started to have heavy blooding and their children took ill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Chegannur Bhagawati temple-The Goddess here has periods

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