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Deepavali Festival in Kerala

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Deepavali or Diwali is celebrated as the ‘festival of lights’ all over India. In Kerala, Deepavali falls in the Malayalam month of Thulam i.e. October-November. Astrologically, on Deepavali day, the sun moves into the Zodiac sign Libra that signifies commerce. Therefore it is the most important festival for the merchant community. In kerala Deepavali is not a major festival and […]

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Kalpathy Ratholsavam

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Kalpathy Ratholsavam is a 10-day festival held at Kalpathy Viswanatha swamy temple, near Palakkad in Kerala. This Sri Visalakshi Sametha Sri Viswanatha Swamy temple is the oldest Siva temple in Kerala where the deities are Lord Siva (Viswanatha) and his consort Visalakshi, another name for Parvati. The Festival is observed during the month of November and it begins with the […]

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