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Iyengar Chombu – An Integral Part Of Vaishnavite Rituals

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Iyengar Chombu – An Integral Part Of Vaishnavite Rituals
Collection of Iyengar Chombus in brass and copper. It is fascinating to know that the strong and prominent Brahmin Vaishnavite community of South India called Iyengars have their own exclusive religious mark, their own rituals and a chombu designed and created to carry on their rituals. This beautifully designed chombu shown in the picture is known as Iyengar Chombu in general. Another name for it is Mannargudi Chombu. The name derives from a very famous place of pilgrimage called Mannargudi...
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