Devotees throng Lord Murugan abodes on Vaikasi Visakam festival

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Madurai (Tamil Nadu), June 08 (ANI): Thousands of devotees thronged Subramania Swamy Temple in Tirupparankunram on the occasion of Vaikasi Visakam festival. The devotees, including a large number of women and children, took out processions carrying pots filled with milk to the temple. Braving the scorching sun, several devotees pierced their tongues with spears. The 10-day festival which commenced this year on June 1, will conclude on June 10. Vaikasi Visakam is observed in Murugan temples in the Tamil month of Vaikasi (May - June), as Visakam is His birth star. 

 

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