Murugan in Washington, D.C.

Periannan Chandrasekaran perichandra at YAHOO.COM
Mon Jun 7 14:45:59 UTC 1999

--- "N.Ganesan" <naga_ganesan at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Last week, there was a grand kumbhAbishekam at the Murugan temple,
> Washington, DC. About 4000 people participated in the event.
> Sivachachariyars and MaTaathipathis from famous Saiva Siddhanta
> adheenams were present to participate from Tamil Nadu.
> Thiru. Santhalinga Ramasamy ADikaLaar, maTaatipati, CantaliGkar
> tirumaTam, Perur and Swami Satchidananda, Lotus Temple,
> Yogaville, Buckingham county, West Viriginia were present
> to grace the occasion.

Are the pujas and archanas going to be conducted according to the Tamil
tradition...or  as usual, in Skt. as in most other temples even though
we have a temple for the archetypal Tamil god? Your mention of perUr
aDikaL gives hope that it might the former.

> Did any Indology lister attend? Look at Bill Clinton's,
> (a recent murugan bhakta) message. Probably, Hillary
> is Devasena (official; Indra's daughter) and of course,
> Monica is the vaLLi :-)

But minus kaRpu (chastity) ...:-)

> Regards,
> N. Ganesan

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