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I have seen an idol re-energized. Yagnas were conducted with kalashas filled with water placed next to the fire. The idol was then bathed in the energized water. Are procedures like this mentioned in Agama shastras?

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    In the Yantras they definitely loose Prana after some years (20 years etc depending on the materials the Yantra is made of ).. not sure about temple idols though.. – Rickross Feb 28 '18 at 16:20
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    Yes they perform the ceremony like kumbhabhishekam every twelve years however its not loosing prana but important ritual – Rakesh Joshi Feb 28 '18 at 22:44
  • Rather than saying idols lose power, the term is 'sannidhyam'. If we don't keep a place clean, God won't like to reside there.. same with our house, or our heart. Due to lack of perfect achara-anushtana inevitably over years, we need to do additional yagnas to re-purify the place. – ram Mar 1 '18 at 0:32

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