Stone mortar for making sandalwood paste during Chandan Yatra.
During Chandan Yatra, the deities are smeared with sandalwood pasteto protect them from the scorching heat of the summer season. This Chandan yatra festival is celebrated over a period of 21 days in which the devotees make different arrangements to cool the deities down and give them relief from the intense heat.
This 21-day festival usually starts in April.
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