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  • The idol of the principal deity Vadakkunathan (Shiva) is not visible, as it is covered under a 12-foot high mount of ghee, formed by the daily abhisheka (ablution) with ghee over the centuries.

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  • In Sanskrit, it is a sprinkling (abhisheka), like sprinkling water on seeds to make them grow.

    Explanatory Talk at the Bloomington Kalachakra Initiation, 1999 ��� 1 Deeper Points of the Empowerment Process

  • Church baptism includes sprinkling with water (abhisheka), the sign of the cross (nyâsa) and a formula (mantra), and if any one supposes that

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 2

  • And with holy _abhisheka_ hailed him king of Chedi's race!

    Maha-bharata The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse

  • Dawned the day of _abhisheka_, proud anointment, sacred bath,

    Maha-bharata The Epic of Ancient India Condensed into English Verse

  • It would be followed by puja to Lord Ganesh, pancha kataka patanam and Veda Patanam, and later the abhisheka vibuthi would be immersed in the sea at 9 a.m. Mr. Reddy would perform the Mahakumbabhishekam to 1.08 crore Shiva Lingams with panchamrutam, sugandha dravyala (scented ingredients) and fruit juice on the beach.

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  • It would be followed by puja to Lord Ganesh, pancha kataka patanam and Veda Patanam, and later the abhisheka vibuthi would be immersed in the sea at 9 a.m. Mr. Reddy would perform the Mahakumbabhishekam to 1.08 crore Shiva Lingams with panchamrutam, sugandha dravyala (scented ingredients) and fruit juice on the beach.

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  • It would be followed by puja to Lord Ganesh, pancha kataka patanam and Veda Patanam, and later the abhisheka vibuthi would be immersed in the sea at 9 a.m. Mr. Reddy would perform the Mahakumbabhishekam to 1.08 crore Shiva Lingams with panchamrutam, sugandha dravyala (scented ingredients) and fruit juice on the beach.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • It would be followed by puja to Lord Ganesh, pancha kataka patanam and Veda Patanam, and later the abhisheka vibuthi would be immersed in the sea at 9 a.m. Mr. Reddy would perform the Mahakumbabhishekam to 1.08 crore Shiva Lingams with panchamrutam, sugandha dravyala (scented ingredients) and fruit juice on the beach.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Usually the performances are timed to culminate on the festival of Vijayadashami day, that commemorates the victory of Lord Ram over demon king Ravana, when the actors are taken out in a procession through the city, leading up to a mela ground or town square, where the enactment of the final battle takes place, before giant effigies of Ravana, his brother Kumbhakaran and son Meghanath are set fire, and coronation or abhisheka of Rama at Ayodhya takes place, marking the culmination of festivities and restoration of the divine order.

    Archive 2009-09-01

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