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2,100 kg butter idol of Hindu goddess to be installed in Himachal temple

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Kangra, Jan 14, 2020 –

Preparations started on Tuesday for the installation of an idol of a goddess made of 2,100 kg of clarified butter in a famous Hindu temple in this town of Himachal Pradesh, officials said.

The idol of Goddess Bajreshwari Devi, being prepared by using “desi ghee” after purification with holy water 101 times by temple priests, will be open for the public on early Wednesday, temple official Apoorv Sharma told IANS.

One of the busiest shrines in North India, the Bajreshwari Devi temple sees a large number of pilgrims from Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.

Sharma said the idol would be removed from the “pindi” or iconography of the goddess on January 20 and its “prasad” would be distributed.

It is believed the idol butter cures chronic skin ailments and joint pain.

According to a legend, when the goddess was injured during a fight with demons, her wounds were treated with butter by gods on Makar Sankranti, a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of the country.

Every year, the preparations for installing the butter idol begin on Makar Sankranti, which is celebrated as a week-long festival at the temple.  (Agency)

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