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Watch: Devotees celebrate 350-year-old traditional whipping festival


Watch: Devotees celebrate 350-year-old traditional whipping festival

Coimbatore, Dec 14 (ANI): A 350-year-old traditional whipping festival took place in the outskirts of Coimbatore on Tuesday at Adaikala Amman temple. Hundreds of devoted whipped their body and took out a 2 kilometre procession on the road.

Over 350-year-old, this festival is celebrated in the beginning of December. The story of this festival dates back to the time when a box containing some jewels, bow and arrow, an Amman statue covered in a cloth came floating down the Noyyal River and since then this whipping festival is being celebrated by the locals.

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