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Physico-Chemical Properties of Sri Sanishwaran Temple Pond Water, Tirunallar

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Tirunallar Saniswaran Temple dedicated to Lord Darbaranyeswaran, a form of Lord Shiva. Temple management imposes restrictions over misuse of these holy ponds. The devotees use the holy water for washing their limbs before entering the temple. Sometimes they make a holy dip into the water; people believe that it can wash all their sins away. Thousands of devotees visit the temple. So, the present investigation deals with the physiochemical properties of Sri Saneeshwaran temple pond water. Analysis of water samples revealed that the physico chemical properties such as pH , Electrical conductivity, Total hardness (mg/l), Ca hardness (mg/l), Mg hardness (mg/l), BOD (mg/l), Total Dissolved solids (mg/l), Suspended solids (mg/l), Chlorides (mg/l), Sulphate (mg/l), Sodium (mg/l), Potassium (mg/l), Dissolved Oxygen (mg/l) and Oil & grease (mg/l)., is varied significantly. Similarly the bacterial load is higher in after mass bathing than in before mass bathing.
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  • Department of Botany, Raja Doraisingam Govt. Arts College, Sivagangai, India
  • Department of Botany, Raja Doraisingam Govt. Arts College, Sivagangai, India
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  • Department of Botany, A.V.C. College, Mannampandal, India
  • Department of Botany, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India
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