he believes that the sandal paste used to decorating the image at night and
removed n the morning is infected with bacteria naturally present in the image
and it effects mysterious cure, if applied to the body.
The abhishekam water it
is said also cures diseases, like leucoderma and asthma; if taken in; for,
anything - be it liquid or solid, when comes into contact with that sacred image
gets charged with the divine power and turns out a panacea. This credulousness
of the believers is increasing the number of relievers and drawing them to his
sannidhi round the year. The believed are relieved and the relieved are released
from the vicious circle of birth and deaths as sure as the water flows from
level higher to lower.