Two ‘Corona Goddess’ statues have been erected in the southern Tamil Nadu city of Coimbatore as the country struggles with a new transition.
Hindu priests in Indian temples have been praying daily to the two coronavirus goddesses to contain the epidemic as the country struggles with a new transition.
Two “Corona Devi” statues have been erected in the southern Tamil Nadu city of Coimbatore, killing more than 100,000 people nationwide in the past four weeks.
India scored 211.2 in 221 hours on Thursday morning. New cases of coronavirus have been reported, while deaths from COVID1 have increased by 3, 84,847.
According to the Ministry of Health, the total case load in South Asian countries is 227.37 crore, while the total deaths are 3115,2235.
The Kamathipuri Adhinam temple is closed to worshipers because of Coimbatore’s high transition rate, priests are paying homage to the goddess, one made of sandalwood and the other of stone.
They leave food and other offerings, pray for an end to the epidemic, and bathe the idol in turmeric water and milk.
“In the past too, we have had similar temples for beef, chickenpox and plague,” says Anandabharati, the temple’s manager.
“We are worshiping the virus as a goddess and praying to her every day to reduce the effects of the disease,” he added.
In most parts of India, the numbers are easing, and the country of 1.3 billion people is shocked by the severity of the recent epidemic, which has overwhelmed hospitals and left them short of oxygen and medicine.
“Even doctors are unable to cope with the enormity of the situation. So we return to faith and in God as a last resort, ”said Anandabharati.
Priests plan to pray for the “Corona Goddess” idols for the next seven weeks.