Just one coconut is enough TM GEORGE TOWN: One of the enduring sights during Thaipusam in Penang is the smashing of thousands of coconuts along the route taken by the chariot.
It a tradition that has defied a campaign by some to remind the devotees that one coconut is enough. One Chinese devotee has even ordered 2,200 coconuts for the purpose, said Anba Coconut Trading owner P. Sarasvathy, 58, said in her warehouse in Rangoon 7 star bags louis vuitton Road yesterday. Sarasvathy said most of her customers ordered weeks ago and her price this year was RM1.80. Her stock of about 70,000 coconuts had run out, she said, adding that 30,000 were snapped up by several regular customers. Since 1998, the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) has been running louis vuitton bags cheap ebay the One Coconut (oru thenggai) campaign with little success. The campaign seeks to remind the faithful that smashing just one coconut symbolises the surrender of one ego at the feet of the presiding louis vuitton alma amarante price deity Lord Muruga on Thaipusam. However, many devotees believe that the more coconuts they smash, the better it gets. Subbarow appealed to devotees to smash only one coconut each and donate the money used for buying more coconuts. money will bring more merit if it is given to the needy or for the growth of Tamil schools. thousands to smash on the street and later throw in the dumpsite is not a Hindu practice. food items offered to God should be treated as a prasadam, to be consumed by devotees and louis vuitton purses neverfull not discarded, he added. Subbarow said the price of coconuts was expected to increase during Thaipusam. were retailed at RM2 to RM2.50 last week.
The price may increase up to RM3, he added. Malaysia Hindhudharma Mamandram Penang chairman V. Nanda Kumar said recently that traditionally, only one coconut needed to be broken for the chariot to move forward.
Prev: louis vuitton alma travel
Next: louis vuitton purses less