KERALA

Avani Avittom celebrated

The Avani-Avittom ritual in progress in Kollam on Friday.

The Avani-Avittom ritual in progress in Kollam on Friday.  

Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: : Under the auspices of the Kollam Brahmana Samajam and Karunagapally Brahmana Samooha Madom, members of the Brahmin community celebrated Avani Avittom Upa Karmam with religious fervour on Friday.

In Kollam, more than 300 persons took part in the annual ritual.

In Karunagapally, more than 100 persons took part in the celebrations.

For the Rig-Yajur Upa Karmam held in Karunagapally, Kollam Hari Vadyar conducted the rituals.

Brahmana Samooham Madom leaders M.Krishna Iyer and N.K. Balasubramanyam said the community members have urged the State Government to declare holiday on Avani-Avittom day in future.

The rituals held in Kollam were led by senior priests Narayana Vadyar, Narayana Shastrikal and Gomathishankar Narayana Vadyar.

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