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’Made snana’ gets more attention by the day

’Made snana’ gets more attention by the day

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Nov 27 ,2014:   The ritual involving rolling on plantain leaf  leftovers  by Brahmins after meals, believing that it will cure them of skin ailments. The ritual will be held for one day on Shasti on November 27,Thursday.

made SnanaThe number of people who performed made Snana at the Kukke Subrahmanya temple in Dakshina Kannada district on Nov 26, Wednesday, grew two-fold and more than 700 took part in the ritual on Panchami day. The first day of Chauti saw 303 take part in made Snana.

About  200 persons performed ``beedi made snana’’. This form of made Snana is performed by devotees rolling on the ground after having bath at Kumaradhara River. After the two-kilometre long ’Beedi Made Snana’ from Kumaradhara Theertha to Subrahmanya temple, the devotees roll round at the sanctum sanctorum, bathe at the Darpana theertha and perform pooja. Also, around 600 performed Moole Made Snana or urulu seve (rolling around the sanctum sanctorum) early in the morning. This ritual does not involve rolling over left overs.

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