Category: Indian Festivals

Thrikkarthika celebrations in Kerala

Karthika that falls in the Malayalam month of Vrischikam is an extremely auspicious day for Hindus in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. In most parts of South India, this occasion is celebrated as Thrikkarthika. Thrikkarthika...

Chakkulathukavu Pongala 2016

Chakkulathukavu Sree Bhagavathi Temple is the abode of the benevolent Goddess Chakkulathamma. Millions pray for her blessings at her shrine at Chakkulathukavu. The benevolent look of the Goddess makes her devotees fearless. By chanting...

Kalpathy Chariot Festival 2016

It is festival season at Kalpathi. The annual chariot festival (ratholsavam) at the Sree Viswanatha Swamy Temple attracts tens of thousands of devotees and tourists to this small town near Palakkad district. This traditional...

Your guide to Pushkar Camel Fair 2016

The Annual Pushkar Fair has everything you can expect from a traditional Indian festival. It is colorful, vibrant, chaotic and astonishing. The biggest attractions of this fair are the decorated camels. As many as...

Popular Diwali Legends

This year, Diwali, the mother of all Hindu festivals, will be celebrated on October 29. Diwali is a five day festival celebrated in the month of October or November. The festival begins on the...