Nallur Kandaswamy Temple chariot festival

The ‘Theru’ or chariot festival of the sacred Nallur Kandaswamy Temple was held in Jaffna yesterday with the participation of thousands of devotees. The Nallur Kandaswamy Temple, situated on the outskirts of Jaffna, traces its origin to AD 948, and is one of the most revered Hindu shrines in Sri Lanka. Picture by K.Niranjan

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