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Kamakshi Amman temple Utsavam, Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu
Photos: Dr.Susil Pani

These pictures were taken at the temple car festival of the Kamachiamman koil. The specialty of the festival is that the temple car is made up of plates made from gini - a material used for making the bells used in temples of east India to be played during the festival as well during arti of the lord.

The Velli ratham (siver chariot) festival is usually conducted in the month of Maasi (March-April)

In 2012 - March 7th

Sri Kanchi Kamakshi Ambal Devasthanam
New No. 6, Old No. 144/A
Kamakshi Amman Sannathi Street
Big Kanchipuram - 631502
Tamilnadu, India

Ph: +91 - 44 - 27 233433 / 2722 1214
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