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With virtually all Bilva leaves having fallen off the tree a week ago, in its annual self-denuding exercise, we were sure of not having any leaf left for the Mahapradosham today, but it came as a silent blessing to see that one branch alone stood preserving the exact number of leaves needed for today, that too in good shape – and all others were bereft of any!!
Mallika malas in all their fragrant effulgence circled the pair of Guru-padukas, as the hands of the Shishya ought to!
Saparivara-Sadashiva looks on as Bhaktas have adorned him and Nandi with colourful garlands!