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Palani Dhandhayudhapani
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Supremacy Of Palani Connotation Of Palani
Uniqueness Antiquity
Fame In Bhuloka Muruga Culture And Its Craze
Siva Giri Hill & Legend Archamurti
Mini-Shrines - Aorable Devathas Historicity
Thiru Avaninkudi Perianayaki Temple
Idumban Hill Temple Temples On River Bank
Vaishnavate Temples Vinayaka Temples
Festivals Panchamaritham
Temples Chariot Kavadi
Haulage Winch Sevas - Charges
Temple Timings
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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KAVADI

There are several types of kavadi, like rose water kavadi, milk kavadi etc. The kavadi bearers wear normally yellow dress and walk hundreds of miles on foot. Practically they dance to the tunes of instrumental music throughout and reach the temple after days of journey. On reaching, they redeem the vow in strict accordance with agama in tenets. Realising the multifarious benefits it showers, all classes of people take vows to offer this ardeous prayer service. It is estimated that during Tahaipusam more than a lakh kavadis come from different places. 

It is indeed a fascinating spectacle to watch the kavadi bearers pass through the roads. Pious people lining the entire route enthuse them by offering drinks, in token of their appreciation and devotion. This colourful procession does not confine to particular .day, but on several festival days, this tradition surfaces and delights both the beholders and bearers. The sounds of 'Harohara' let out by the kavadi bearers certainly awaken the kailasa vasivs, specially his loving parents who enjoy the sight of their favourite's glory with eyes wide open and heats overflowing with joy.

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