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The 12-day Pushkarani festival has commenced at the Tirukanchi temple in Puducherry

The 12-day Pushkarani festival has commenced at the Tirukanchi temple in Puducherry. The festival is a major event in the temple’s calendar and is attended by devotees from all over the region.

The festival is named after the temple’s pushkarani, which is a sacred pond located within the temple complex. The pushkarani is believed to have healing powers, and devotees come to bathe in its waters as part of their worship.

During the festival, the temple is decorated with flowers and lights, and a variety of cultural programs and religious rituals are held. The festival culminates with a grand procession through the streets of Puducherry, in which the temple’s deity is carried on a decorated chariot.

The Tirukanchi temple is an ancient temple located in the heart of Puducherry. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the most important temples in the region. The temple has a rich history and is known for its exquisite architecture and intricate carvings.

The Pushkarani festival is a testament to the enduring spiritual and cultural traditions of Puducherry, and serves as a reminder of the region’s rich heritage.