Sunday, February 5, 2012

Joy of pongala

Darshan at Attukal

Fishes in the temple pond

Preparations in progress

Pongala is near and the preparations are on. The Attukal temple is witnessing a huge rush of devotees, mainly women, which will gradually increase in the coming days. The district administration and the Trivandrum Corporation has geared up for providing facilities on a war footing. Tarring of roads, cleaning of the drainage lines, repairs of water pipes are going on around the vicinities of the temple. The temple authorities have started the preparations long back, the painting of the temple is almost over, laying of terracota tiles in the newly constructed nadapandal is in the final stage. Come to the temple and you can sense the fragrance of Attukal Pongala.

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