Kanthasashdi fasting begins in Murugan Kovils
Six -day Kanthasashdi fasting began on Thursday in all Murugan Kovils
in Sri Lanka, Indian and abroad where Saivaites reside.
Trincomalee Kanthasashdi fasting began at Trincomalee Muttukumaraswamy Kovil and Viloonry Kanthasamy Kovil, two leading Murugan Kovils in the town.
The fasting concludes next Tuesday with Soorsamharam that
depicts Lord Murugan destroying the evil force Sooran (demon).
Pictures shows Lord Murugan with his two consorts Valli and Theivanai
is being taken in procession through Inner veethi of Sri
Muttukumaraswamy Kovil Thursday evening. Hundreds of devotees who undertake fasting participated on the first day pooja.