Guruvayur(Ker), Jun 8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered prayers at the Lord Krishna temple here Saturday morning.
He also performed the thulabharam ritual for which the temple authorities had reportedly arranged over 100 kg of lotus flowers.
The ritual is an important offering to Lord Krishna wherein a person is weighed against a commodity such as flowers, grains, fruits and similar articles and the equal value or quantity is offered as donation.
In a tweet, the prime minister said that he prayed for the country’s progress and prosperity at the “iconic” temple.
“The Guruvayur Temple is divine and magnificent. Prayed at this iconic Temple for the progress and prosperity of India,” Modi tweeted.