Coimbatore (TN), Aug 03 (ANI): The fragrance from flowers travel far and wide in Coimbatore and people share a sacred bond with flowers which they use for both auspicious and inauspicious occasions. Flower stalls dot every market and many street corners in the temple town, selling loose stems or elaborate bouquets and set-piece presentation arrangements. Women belonging to all sections of the society fasten a string of jasmine flowers, locally known as ‘Gajra’, on to their heads and as they believe, it would bring good omen to them. Locals believe that floral offering pleases the gods. Hindus believe that without floral offerings any ceremony is incomplete.
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