Madikeri: The Annual Theerthodhbava at Talacauvery will be held on Oct. 17 at 6.47 pm on the Tula Sankramana Day, Mesha Lagna. Temple authorities told Star of Mysore that this year, the holy occurrence will be in the evening and the temple is expecting a large crowd.
On this day, it is believed that Goddess Cauvery comes in the form of a fountain-head where water gushes up from Brahmakundike at the predetermined time. Apart from devotees from Kodagu, a large number of people from Mandya, Mysuru and Bengaluru and also from neighbouring Kerala and Tamil Nadu are expected to witness the religious ceremonies.
On the occasion of Theerthodhbava, rituals such as rice being poured to ‘Pathaya’ of Sri Bhagandeshwara Swamy Temple at Bhagamandala will be held as per tradition on Sept. 27 at 7.17 am during ‘Kanya Lagna,’ ‘Ajna Muhurtha’ will be held at Vruschika Lagna on Oct. 5 at 10.15 am and placing of ‘Akshaya Patra will be held on Oct. 15 at 10.25 am (Vruschika Lagna) and offering boxes will be placed at 3.37 (Kumbha Lagna) pm on the same day.