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Flag hoisting at Andal Temple

Temple flag being hoisted at Andal Temple at Srivilliputtur on Wednesday.

Temple flag being hoisted at Andal Temple at Srivilliputtur on Wednesday.   | Photo Credit: ma14Flag

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The 10-day-long festival begins at Srivilliputtur

The 10-day-long festival of celestial wedding of Goddess Andal with Lord Rengamannar began at Andal Temple here on Wednesday with the hoisting of temple flag.

The celestial wedding will take place on March 21 on the occasion of ‘Uthiram’ of Tamil month Panguni.

After special pujas and deeparathana, the presiding deities were brought around Garudazhawar and the temple flag was hoisted by temple priest Anandasayanam, said sthanigar Ramesh.

Chairman of the trustees of the temple K. Ravichandran, temple Executive Officer A. Ilangovan and a large number of devotees took part in the annual event.

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