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Aavani Moola festival - #Madurai
#meenakshi Amman #Temple -dedicated to Sundareswarar&his Thiru vilayadals(Miracles) #Thread

9th day of this festival Puttukku Man Sumandha Leelai(Shiva carried mud in return for puttu -
(made of steamed riceflour & coconut) from his devotee

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📸 - prev yrs event as this yr festival is cancelled.
It is celebrated at Puttu Thoppu in Madurai,south bank of River Vaigai.Shiva helped a old women - Vandhiammai in this place.It happened at the time when Vagai river was flooded.
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Pandiya king ordeded that each house should depute one person from their family to fill mud in the banks of Vaigai River to build a massive bund to protect from flood.Vandhi - Puttu selling old lasy was sad that she had no one for this work.She prayed to Shiva for help.
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Aavani Moola festival of #Madurai
#meenakshi Amman #Temple -dedicated to Sundareswarar (Shiva)&his Thiru vilayadals (Miracles) #Thread

8th day of this festival -Moola
Nakshatra in Tamil month Aavani -Nariyai Pariyaakkiya (Turing Fox
to Horse)Leelai-to save Manickavasagar
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📸- previous yrs event.This year it is cancelled due to COVID-19

#threadstorytime -This thiru vilavadal of Shiva -related to Athmanatha Swamy #temple, Avudaiyarkoil
Manickavasagar(Vadhavooran) minister of King Arimarthana Pandiyan of Madurai was given money to buy horses
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Vadhavooran went to buy,but on the way Shiva came in the form of Dakshinamoorthy -preached Upanishads &Vedas.Afterwards he spent his whole time in chanting Mantras& devotional songs about Shiva & forgot to buy horses.King was waiting for horses,but no news about Vadhavooran
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Small #thread 🧵 on “The Athens of South India” and Tamil academy SANGAM - 'Madurai'

Pandyas & Madurai were well known to the Greeks and Romans (Megasthenese, Strabo 25BC, Pliny 75 AD Ptolemy 130AD mention of Madurai).

#Keeladi an excavation site fr Madurai speaks ths ImageImage
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#Keeladi on banks of Vaigai-River ws industrial area of #madurai dated back around 580 BCE determined from the excavated Artefacts
thehindu.com/news/national/…

hwvr, @RajVedam1 confident abt Keeladi 2 b 3000BC as deeper layer yet 2 b dated

#Twitter4Bharat ImageImageImageImage
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The Keeladi residents used to burry their deads (as it appears).

thehindu.com/news/cities/Ma… @ganesh_sanjana

#Keeladi were experts in Structural #Engineering. They had Plumbing System, Draining system, Water storage system,

thehindu.com/news/cities/Ma… #sunder.s. @AnithaV111 ImageImageImageImage
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Attn: @SuryanFM Just want to understand the values You are promoting on Air. [Thread]
11.07.20 in your #Madurai station 10am show #ChinnaThambiPeriyaThambi the RJ's spoke abt World Population Day when One RJ said this year the population is decreasing due to #Covid_19 when the.1
Other RJ said its not decreasing cos everyone is working towards increasing it. (இந்த லாக் டவுன் பூரா அதை அதிகமாக்க தான் எல்லாருமே வேலை பாத்தாங்க. அப்புறம் எப்படி குறையும்?) RJ1 asks him What did they do? and for the other RJ replies you'll know it if you're married and since .2
Since he is unmaried he doesn't know. And at the same time he also tell that He doesn't know why these single people are there in first place. (சிங்கிளா நீங்க எல்லாம் எதுக்குடா இருக்கீங்க.) and after that he said a line which I dont want to share it in Social media. So this is(3)
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#VeryLongThread

Sharing excerpts frm my conversations with the kin of deceased #COVID19 patients (who died between Jun 10 & 20) in #Madurai GRH.

Sadly, the conversations with people frm different walks of life seemed to bound by one common thread (read fully to know what).
1. Son of a 70-yr-old deceased COVID-19 pt frm Anuppanadi said his father ((a retired govt. teacher) was taken to a pvt. medical colg. hospital in Anuppanadi with fever & breathlessness as he had undergone a stenting procedure at that hospital about 1.5 years ago.
The son: “At the hospital, we were asked to produce a certificate/test result proving he was free from Covid-19 infection. My father was then taken to the GRH where he tested +ve for COVID-19. 3 days later, on June 15, he died at the Govt Rajaji Hospital (GRH).”
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47 year old Mohan owns a salon in Madurai for the last 20 years. He earns Rs 600 profit everyday, and he has been saving every penny for the education of his only daughter. Nethra, 13 years old. Cc: @IASassociation
He had saved Rs 5 lakh, and wanted Nethra to become an IAS officer.

When the #lockdown started, and economic crisis crept in, the families in and around #Madurai became helpless. It was then that Nethra asked his father to use his Rs 5 lakh fund to #help the needy.
They created food packets, and fed 600 families in Madurai, using their saving of Rs 5 lakh. Nethra told her father that helping these poor people is the 1st priority right now. If she has to, she will become IAS officer later.
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#MaduraiMadness

There seems to be some kind of #Corona competition going on in #Madurai between 2 ministers. At a time when PM, Union Ministers & State CMs are avoiding public appearances, looks like these TN Ministers can’t live without facing cameras 1/6
#Madurai reporters are already fed up & now scared to cover the events organised by these ministers where social distancing norms are blatantly flouted. Look at this report by @NairShilpa1308 to see how "well" these events are organised 👇🏽2/6
According to sources in #Madurai, there is a competition between Ministers Sellur Raju & RB Udaykumar to organise events & get media coverage. If RBU has an event in the morning then SR will hold one event in the evening or the next morning. 3/6
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@ARanganathan72 Sir because of you, I do feel what facts based on pure data can do, it can expose the fundamentals, I am going to list down all the Anti CAA hate crimes or Hate speech so that people know. Please share it to the masses if you feel it worth sharing.
@ARanganathan72 Mob burned train boggy in Murshidabad (West Bengal) –
Slogans was raised for Hinduon se Azaadi at Jamia
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TikTok: Hearing has commenced in Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court #TikTokban #Madurai #tiktokbanindia
Senior Advocate Isaac Mohanlal appearing for TikTok #TikTokban
TikTok filed counter affidavit. Explaining in-built security mechanism. #TikTokban #tiktokbanindia #TikTok @tiktok_us
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Today mark 100 days of ongoing struggle by residents of #Keppapulavu in #Mullaithivu demanding return of their lands from #military custody
Access road to #Keppapulavu village was opened temporarily today for #Vattrappalai Amman Kovil festival;protesting villagers disappointed
Tense situation in #Keppapulavu as military closed access road opened temporarily today after 8 years;devotees trapped inside HSZ area #lka
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