Festivals

Vidyarambham in Kerala

Vidhyarambham

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is a Hindu tradition observed on Vijaya Dashami day in Kerala during the nine-day festival, Durga Navaratri Pooja. “Vidhya” means education and “aarambham” means beginning. That is why Vijayadesami is also known as Vidyarambham. Where Thousands of children in kerala entered the world of learning by scribbling their first letters on Vijayadasami day. It is normally conducted […]

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Sabarimala Makaravilakku

Sabarimala

Makaravilakku is the most important devotional view in Sabarimala Ayyappa temple, Kerala. Makaravilakku and Makarajyothi festival is observed on the first day of the Makara Masam as per traditional Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala. Sabarimala Festival | Makaravilakku This is a seven-day festival commencing on the day of Makara Sankranthi. On the Makaravilakku day(14th of January every year), the evening […]

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Christmas

christmas

Christmas is the birthday of ‘Jesus Christ’. It is celebrated on 25th of December all over the world.It is the most important festival of the Christian community. There are many things related to Christmas like the Christmas star, tree, crib, cake, Christmas gifts and the Christmas Father. Christmas Pappa Christmas father is considered to be a most important person who […]

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Kerala piravi

This celebration is organized to commemorate Kerala’s recognition as a state. Kerala day or Kerala Piravi day is marking the creation of the state of kerala on November 1,1956. November 1 is therefore celebrate as Kerala Piravi Dinam (day) in the state. All malayalees around the world celebrate November 1 as Kerala Piravi. Mythologically Kerala stretches along the Arabian Sea […]

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Bakrid

bakrid

Bakrid or Valliya Perunaal also known as Id-ul-Zuha in Arabic, is a festival of Muslims.It is celebrated on the 10th day of the last month, Zil-Hijja, of lunar calendar of the Muslims.Bakrid is also known as the Festival of Sacrifice celebrated in remembrance of the sacrifices made by Prophet Ibrahim.This festival coincides with the Haj pilgrimage in Mecca. While the […]

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Onam Festival

kerala-onam-festival

The biggest and the main festival of Kerala is Onam. It is a harvest festival and is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm all over the state by people of all communities.It is celebrated in the beginning of the first month of Malayalam Calendar (Kolla Varsham) called Chingam., this unique cultural extravaganza extends to ten days, the most significant being the […]

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Vishu

vishu

Vishu is one of the most important festivals of Kerala.It is celebrated on the first day of Malayalam month of Medam(usally April 14th), which is the astronomical New Year Day.As per popular belief, the fortune of that year is based on the object they see first on this particular day.So the first thing people see on Vishu, the ‘Vishukkani'(the lucky […]

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Navratri Festival

navaratri

The Navratri festival in honour of Devi the Divine Mother is celebrated across the nation. Navratri exactly means ‘nine nights’ is one of the best celebrated Hindu festivals in India. In temple during the celebration of Navratri, a separate puja will be held on all ten days. During this period, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshiped as three different manifestations […]

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