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Aadi Perukku festival celebrated with traditional gaiety in Tamil Nadu

Aug 3, 2015 12:12 IST

Aadi Perukku festival was celebrated in Tamil Nadu with traditional gaiety on 3 August 2015. On this day, thousands of people including newlywed couples performed pooja in Cauvery River in Erode Tiruchirapalli and Salem.

Aadi Perukku is a Hindu Tamil festival celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month of Aadi (mid-July to mid-August) in gratitude to water bodies especially Cauvery River.

The festival pays tribute to water's life-sustaining properties. For the blessing of mankind with peace, prosperity and happiness, nature worship in the form of Amman deities are organized to shower Nature’s bountiful grace on human beings.

The goddess, as Pachai Amman, is a manifestation of divine design, to establish peace and harmony in the world.

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