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Thousands take holy dip in Cauvery in delta districts

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | R. VALAYAPATHY
Published Aug 12, 2018, 3:51 am IST
Updated Aug 12, 2018, 4:20 am IST
With Cauvery full of water, people had satisfaction in performing ‘Tarpanams’.
A large gathering of people took a holy dip in the sea at Vedaranyam, Kodiyakarai, and Poompuhar in Nagapattinam districts to mark the occasion.  (Representational image)
 A large gathering of people took a holy dip in the sea at Vedaranyam, Kodiyakarai, and Poompuhar in Nagapattinam districts to mark the occasion. (Representational image)

Srirangam: Thousands of people from different parts of Tiruchy district had a holy dip at various points on either side of the river Cauvery especially at the Ammamandapam bathing ghat at Srirangam-Tiruchy, on Saturday, on the “Aadi Ammavasya” occasion. At Ammamandam in Srirangam, a large gathering people gave 'tarpanam' to their forefathers to mark the day. 

Similarly, a large gathering of people took a holy dip in the sea at Vedaranyam, Kodiyakarai, and Poompuhar in Nagapattinam districts to mark the occasion.

 

Hundreds of people gathered at Pushya ghat on the banks of Cauvery at Thiruvaiyaru, took holy dip in the river and performed tarpanams to their ancestors in view of “Aadi Amavaasya” (New moon day coming in the Tamil month of Aadi) on Saturday. As the river is flowing full, barricades are put up and people took bath in the enclosures. With Cauvery full of water, people had satisfaction in performing ‘Tarpanams’.  

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Location: India, Tamil Nadu




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