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    Courier that Runs on Faith #AtoZChallenge

    Courier services almost always charge you a sum for delivering goods.  But here is a unique and indigenous courier service in India that relies, not on sophisticated delivery networks or money, but entirely on faith. Situated amongst the thick Sal forests on NH 215, around 45 kms from Keonjhar in Ghatagaon,Odisha, is the Maa Tarini Temple.  This temple receives close to twenty thousand coconuts every day, going up to a lakh on festive days. The temple is highly revered and the devotees of the Goddess Maa Tarini consider her to be all powerful. So how does a temple such as this manage to get its large number of coconuts on…