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Re: Significance of Pavithrothsavam

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Wed Aug 19 1998 - 19:38:17 PDT

Dear Sri Diwakar Kannan :At 09:36 AM 8/11/98 -0700, you wrote:
>
>To adiyen's very limited knowledge  
>
>PavithrothsavA is performed to cleanse away  mistakes and sins we do
>knowingly or unknowingly during daily for peridic rituals in the temple,
>and mostly its performed during the month of AvaNi.
>
 You are right . The lapses in the strict
performance of the aarAdhanam and other karmAs at 
the Temples by the ArchakAs and us will lead to 
the reduction of Saanidhyam of the Lord as ArchA mUrthy .
PavithrOthsavam is done to restore sanctity and to
negate the power of the lapses . 

V.SadagOpan