Scorpions Festival: Devotees offer Scorpions as naivedyam to Lord Venkateshwara Swamy

11-08-2020 Tue 13:03

Kurnool: The devotees of Kodumur town, Kurnool celebrated Scorpion festival grandly on Third Monday in the month of Shravana. The locals make a beeline to Lord Venkateshwara Swamy temple over a hilltop and search for scorpions on the hill and offered them to the Lord Kondarayudu (Venkateshwara Swamy) as 'naivedyam'.

Devotees will catch the scorpions beneath the stones over the hill and offered them as garland to the god. Devotees visited the temple and offered prayers amid the Coronavirus crisis. It is said that the scorpions will not do any harm to the devotees on this day and remaining days they are diabolic.


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