The history of Easter Eggs as a symbol of new life should come as no surprise. The notion that the Earth itself was hatched from an egg was once widespread and appears in creation stories ranging from Asian to Ireland.Eggs, in ancient times in Northern Europe, were a potent symbol of fertility and often used […]
The temple, situated near Thaliparambu, 20 kms. from Kannur, has unique ritualistic performances like offering of toddy (an alcoholic beverage) to the presiding deity, Lord Muthappan – a manifestation of Lord Siva in the guise of a hunter. You might be interested to know that apart from their thousands of gods and goddesses Indians also […]
Every year ‘Forty hour devotion’ marks the commencement of the festival. The festival begins on the 23rd of April with solemn High Mass and Litany. On the 25th flag is hoisted solemnly and ceremoniously.
Oorakathamma Thiruvadikal durga devi 12 kilometers southwest of trichur enroute to irinjalakuda. A centuries old temple karthikavilakku, meenam – makayiram – pooram, vav arattu are important.