The Rain Goddess Mariamma (MAri means rain)bronze idol,
pictures,colorful umdrellas,special decorated carriers will be arranged
Sometimes young people also involed in that.
They want to be bathed by their girl friends and as a special treatment
lover pour many pots of water to prolong the time together :-)
After going through streets and getting bathed they gather
near the temple
and keep all offering to GOD and they they sing songs called 'Kummi-clapping hands,
moving in circle,praising and praying GOD, GODDESS for Rain and prosperity
This is not related to Rain Festival.
This is related to Chitra Festival - a festival for worshipping Lord Perumal (Vishnu)
Brother Gnanasekaran - School teacher-
Economics Sister in Law Uma Maheswari -
Chemistry teacher Child Sharmila