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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…

Kettukazha festival at Duryodhana temple , Malanada

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Location: Kollam, Kerala,India Destination type : Cultural Destination Probably this is the only South Indian Hindu temple dedicated to Duryodhana the antagonist in Hindu epic Mahabharat, Malanada temple draws thousands of devotees. Unlike other Hindu temples, there is no deity, nor a ‘Sreekovil’( sanctum sacntorum ) as such in Malanada temple. Only a platform is Read More…