Guruvayur: The Guruvayur Devaswom on Thursday initiated penitential rites recommended by a devaprasnam held at the Sreekrishna temple. Members of the devaswom and staff offered a mass prayer at the temple around 9 a.m. after the ‘Pantheeradi Pooja’. Five urns containing coins and ‘Pal Payasam’ for Rs.10,000 were offered to the deity.

— Staff Reporter

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