Navaratri is one of the greatest Hindu festivals. It symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Navaratri takes place at the beginning of October around harvest time. During this period, Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshipped as three different manifestations of Shakti, or cosmic energy. Hinduism is the only religion in the world which has […]
The annual Niraputhari festival was observed at Sabarimala on Monday morning. Tantri Kantararu Maheswararu assisted by Melsanthi Balamurali and other priests, performed the Niraputhari pooja by 6 a.m. at the sanctum sanctorum. Devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and many others from various parts of the state witnessed the annual festival that marks […]
The Bible refers to any one of the collections of the primary religious texts of Judaism and Christianity. There is no common version of the Bible, as the individual books (Biblical canon), their contents and their order vary among denominations. Mainstream Judaism divides the Tanakh into 24 books, while a minority stream of Judaism, the […]
The parish of Thumboly is renowned for its beautifully constructed church, called after St. Thomas and also dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Alappuzha district. The feast of our lady which lasts for 11 days ending on December 8th.