People congregate at Kapali Temple tank on Mahalaya Amavasya

MAHALAYA AMAVASYAMore than 1000 people gathered at the Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple tank this morning (Sep 23) to offer oblations to their ancestors on the occasion of Mahalaya Amavasya.

This day is considered to be very auspicious for performing the ritual. All the four gates of the tank have been thrown open to the public and priests could be seen instructing the people performing the rites.  This is expected to go on till about 2 p.m.

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