Holy dip in Cauvery on Sunday

Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: Special arrangements have been made for the devotees and pilgrims to take the holy dip of ‘Thulasthanam’ in the Akanda Cauvery river at Tirupparaithurai in the district between 6.30 and 7 a.m. on Sunday in connection with the beginning of the holy Tamil month of Aipasi also known as Thula.

According to Swami Niyamananda, secretary of Vivekananda Higher Secondary School, Tirupparaithurai, Goddess Pasumpon Mayilambika Samedha Lord Tharukavaneswarar, the presiding deity of the Tirupparaithurai Siva temple, will be taken out in a procession to the river for giving Theerthavari when the devotees will take holy bath in the river in the morning on Sunday by praying Hara Hara Mahadeva and Om Namasivaya. Taking bath in the early hours in the Cauvery during Aipasi will bring prosperity, he said.