We usually think of “Hosanna” as a shout of praise to God. It didn’t start out that way, though. It was originally a cry to God for help: “Save us! Please!” The shout “Hosanna” was used by the people of Israel at the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot). For the first six days of the festival, […]
Birth Two rituals accompany the birth of a child. First, the Call to Prayer is whispered into the newborn’s right ear as the first sound it hears. This act symbolically brings the baby into an awareness of Allah from the first moment of life. This is accompanied by reading from the Quran and other small […]
Shivaramashtakam Prayer to Vishnu Hare shiva rama sakhe prabho, Trividha thapa nivarana hey Vibho, Aaja janeswara yadava pahi maam, Shiva hare vijayam kuru may varam., 1 Hey Shiva, Hey Hare, Hey Rama, Hey friend, Hey Lord,Hey Lord who cures the three types of sufferings,Hey Lord without birth, Hey Lord of the people, Hey Yadava, protect […]
Thruchembaram SreeKrishna Temple is three kilometers southeast of Thaliparampu, wood carvings are fine. Festival in Kumbhom – Meenam. Elephants are not used in this temple for carrying the bimbam as the sankalpam of the idol is of lord Krishna after slaying the royal elephant known as Kuvaalayapeedha of King Kamsa.