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Aug 14, 2019
1:06PM

Panchamritham of Palani temple in Tamil Nadu gets GI tag

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The famous Panchamritham, an offering of the Palani Dandayuthaswamy temple, in Tamil Nadu, has been granted the Geographical Identity (GI) tag. The office of the Deputy Director, Geographical Indications, Chennai has confirmed that the information is being posted in the official website today.

This is the first temple offering - Prashad - from Tamil Nadu - to be conferred this honour. Earlier, the Tanjavoor Veenai, Madurai Malligai, Neelgiri Tea leaves as well as Turmeric from Erode from Tamil Nadu have been bestowed with Geographical Identity tags.

The unique Panchamritam of Palani temple is prepared using five sweet substances including plantains, jaggery, grapes, forest honey and ghee. The meaning of the word Panchamritham translates to Five Nectars and the offering is believed not to go bad for long periods. The quality of the Panchamritham is being monitored by the Central Research Institute of Food Technology in Mysore.It is also noteworthy that Palani temple is one of the six Kartikeya temples in Tamil Nadu that have special associations with the life of Lord Subramanya or Karthikeya.

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