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Kalikambal Temple at Chennai- Kinnitter
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The grandest of events in the 11 day long annual Bhramotsavam   celebrated in the month of Vaikasi at the Kalikambal temple in George Town, Chennai   is the ninth night Kinnitter procession (in the near full moon night in the tamil month of Vaikasi).

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The Kinnitter is a one of a kind chariot unique to this temple. It is a beautifully built chariot lined with metal cymbals. It is also referred to as the Sri Chakra (raja) vimaanam. The brightly illuminated chariot bearing a decorated image of the deity,  is dragged in procession by scores of devotees through the traditional processional streets of George Town.