Auspicious temples, where Keralites celebrate navratri

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Navaratri, which means nine nights, falls in the months of September / October, every year. Traditionally this is an auspicious time for starting new ventures.The last three days of Navratri are considered important. Durgashtami Durgashtami evening (Poojavaippu) Just before the Poojavaipu, all studies and work which mainly require skill, are suspended.Durgashtami day, is the day Read More…


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The word Navaratri means ‘nine nights’ in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights Navaratri theoretically falls twice or four times a year. Of these, the Sharada Navaratri near autumn equinox (September–October) is the most celebrated The festivities extend beyond goddess Durga and god Rama. Various other goddesses such as Saraswati and Lakshmi, gods Read More…

Ashtamudi Lake

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It possesses a unique wetland ecosystem and a large octopus-shaped water body. The lake is also called the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala and is well known for its houseboat and backwater resorts. Ashtamudi Wetland was included in the list of wetlands of international importance. Along both banks of the lake and its backwater canals, coconut Read More…

Sivagiri, Kerala

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Sivagiri is a pilgrimage centre in Varkala in Trivandrum(Kerala,India) where the tomb of Sree Narayana Guru is kept inside a Shiva temple. Gurudevan’s association with Sivagiri in Varkala in south Kerala dates to 1904. Varkala used to be known as the southern Benares. A lover of nature and places radiant with natural beauty Narayana Guru Read More…

Alleppey the Venice of the East

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The backwaters and canals of Alleppey ( Alappuzha) is world-famous. It attracts tourists from around the world every year. The night cruise in a houseboat is a lifetime experience a tourist can get. It was a historic location with trade relations with ancient Greece and Rome. Location: Kerala, India Destination type: Backwaters History of Alleppey Alleppey Read More…

Kumbalangi- India’s first eco-friendly tourist village

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A quiet island near Kochi, Kumbalangi was chosen as the first eco-friendly tourist village. The mangroves, chinese fishing nets, coir making women and Kerala cuisine gives the tourists a lifetime experience at Kumbalangi. Its one of the best places to know Indian village life. Location : Kerala, India Destination type : Village tourism History of Read More…

Oppana the unique Muslim wedding dance in Kerala

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Oppana is a dance form practiced among Mappilas (the muslims) of Kerala. The term Oppana is supposed to be originated from Arabic word Affna – means two hands are stretched to one side and closing the palms together History of Oppana The special type of play in connection with the marriage of Arabic ladies could Read More…

Kuruvadweep- the pristine island inside jungle

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Kuruvadweep is an uninhabited island inside forest of Wayanad, Kerala.It the only island in India surrounded by fresh water.Abundance of elephants, birds and other animals makes it sought after wildlife destination. History Recorded history of Wayanad available from 10th century CE In 930 CE Erayappa of Ganga Dynasty conquered this region Later Hyder Ali and son Read More…

Ponmudi- the golden peak of Kerala

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Ponmudi is a less explored hill station in Kerala. The natural springs, small hills, estates etc makes this a memorable holiday destination. History Was under “Ay” royal family till 10th century CE Later became part of Venad kingdom British officers found this hill station ideal for tea cultivation Post Indian independence ( 1947) it became Read More…

Taj Mahal – the tourist attraction that awed world leaders and celebrities

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Taj Mahal – one of the seven wonders of the world had attracted not only common tourist but also so many celebrities around the world. Its often visited by famous artists, singers,businessmen,sports persons, political and religious leaders etc. Famous author Rudyard Kipling had once noted that Taj Mahal is “the embodiment of all things pure Read More…