Tuesday, July 20, 2004

More On Tevilat Kelim

A group of men immerse an idol of Lord Ganesh into the sea in Chennai, on Sunday, to mark the end of the week-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival. The Madras High Court has directed the state Pollution Control Board to evolve a scientific method of immersing Ganesh idols made of plaster of Paris and other harmful chemicals which have an adverse effect on marine life and marine eco-systems. AFP

Immersion of a goddess called Durga

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Devotees immerse an idol of goddess Durga into the Hooghly river in Kolkata on Sunday. — Reuters Posted by Hello

An immersion of the idol of the goddess (Durga) in the Yamuna in New Delhi on Oct.5. Posted by Hello

So we see that tevilat kelim is not a purely Jewish phenomenon.


So as not to spoil the joke, a partial explanation is in the comments.


Steg (dos iz nit der šteg) said...

oh LOL... i was looking for the partial explanation, but it's not here... think i got the joke anyway though :-P

joshwaxman said...

oops. relic from the haloscan comments, which are no more.

I don't remember what I wrote. perhaps something about Kelikaku.


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