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Annointment festival at Karnataka
In Sanskrit language "Abhisekha" means annointment. In the small town of Shravanbelagola in Karnataka,the 57 feet monolith of the Lord "Bahuvali" is being annointed once in every 12 years. People of Jain community visit this place during this sacred occasion. Here, Lord Bahuvali is annointed with milk,at the sight of which the devotees are in ecstatic mood .
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