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From: Mr.Bharath (bharath99_at_vsnl.com)
Date: Wed Jun 19 2002 - 17:56:46 PDT

> > Dear Sri Mani and others ,,
> > 
> > I have a rather peculiar question .. forgive me if it is silly .
> > I dont know if this has been raised before.
> > 
> > I understand why we wear the Namam on our foreheads symbolising the 
> > feet of our lord .. as a mark of our devotion .
> > But why do they put the Namam on the forehead of the temple 
> Moolavar ?
> > Whose feet is the Lord himself wearing on his forehead ?
> > Pl clarify .
> > One old gentleman I asked said it was wrong , and instead only a 
> > tilak of sandalwood and kasturi should be applied purely as a 
> > decorative symbol onto the Moolavar and not the Namam.
> > 
> > thanks 
> > 
> > Bharath
> 
> 
> 




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