Hindus Mark Deity’s Birthday

September 5, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Seychelles Nation Online


Hindu devotees marked the birthday of their deity Lord Vinayagar, the elephant god, with a day of prayers and offerings at the Vinayagar temple in Victoria on Wednesday.

The rituals ended with a procession in which a figure of the god was pulled in a chariot around the temple from 9pm.