Saturday, August 22, 2009

Tree Marriage for rain

  • On Saturday, 13 June 2009, villagers near Coimbatore of Tamilnadu, India organized a symbolic wedding of two trees to appease Rain God.

  • Both the trees have been grown adjacent for about 35 years.

  • One was margosa tree (Neem tree) and the other was Banyan tree.

  • The special ceremony was organized as per Hindu traditions and was attended by hundreds of villagers.

  • The priest performed the marriage with a large number of devotees.

  • The villagers believed with confidence that by organizing such a wedding, they could get a good rainfall.

  • After the marriage, devotees offered prayers.

  • A special lunch was also arranged for the interested devotees.


சந்ரு said...

நல்ல பதிவுகள் தொடருங்கள்

Joe said...

They need to grow more trees, if they want some showers from above.

Marrying off trees woulnd't help! ;-)

Can you pls take off the word verification?

Hindu Marriages In India said...

மிக்க நன்றி
Thank you very much

RAMYA said...

Very nice post.

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