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The Kavadi Attam ("kavadi Dance", also written as cavadee) is the ceremonial sacrifice (dance that helps to maintain healthy body) and offering performed by devotees during the worship of Murugan. It is often performed during the festival of Thaipusam and emphasizes debt bondage. The Kavadiis a semicircular decorated canopy supported by a wooden rod that is carried on the shoulders to the temple. kavadi is used to carry their food resources which they required during the "nadai payanam" (journey by walk with bare foot). It took even more than a weak (depends upon the location of temple) for their devotees to reach the lord muruga temple by walk . Mostly the devotees go to lord muruga temple located in palani, which is one among the "arupadai veedu"(six houses or the own places of lord muruga). Palani muruga temple is famous for its medicinal values. "Bogar"(ancient siddhar and devotee of lord muruga) made that statue of lord muruga in palani, with the mixture of several sidhha medicines.