of all sizes and of golden hue abound in the water and the pilgrims feed them during their
visit to the temple in fulfillment of their vows taken for recovery from their illness.
Nobody catches the fish. The story goes that a
European, who did not know the holiness of the fish at this sacred place, hooked one of
them and, for the violation of the sanctity, suffered a lot. It is said that if the fish
are caught from this river they turn into blood and injure the eye-sight of the persons
who eat them.