The three day annual festival of Sri Devi Bhavani Amman, Bhavani Amman Koil Street, Ramakrishna Nagar, Adambakkam, Chennai – 88, was celebrated from 02-08-2013 to 04-08-2013. Like any other temple usual poojas are conducted. In addition to this devotees submitted their offerings in the form of walking on the fire with fire pot in their hand and head ( பூ சட்டி - fire pot ). Some devotees walked on the fire with tri sool / vel pierced through their mouth ( alaku kuthuthal ). This year’s special was a devotee offered garland and done pooja to Amman hanging from a rope supported with alaku pierced on his back and thigh/ cough muscle. It was a painfull event which he had not performed earlier. The photos taken are uploaded.
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Fire is being being prepared for the fire bed with logs of wood
Urchava Amman for the procession
First devotee walking on the fire bed with fire pot on his head.
Devotee came with alaku ( அலகு ) pierced through out his body
Devotees with alaku ( அலகு )pierced through their mouth
Devotees with alaku pierced through their mouth
A devotee garlanding Amman hanging from a rope with the support of alakus pierced on his back, thigh and cough muscles is this year's special
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