Top 10 Tourist Places In Kollam, Kerala

Kollam in southern Kerala is famous for its cashew industry. The district is blessed with natural beauty and has a number of tourist places offering fun, enjoyment and excitement. Here are the most popular tourist locations in Kollam, Kerala. Be sure to check out these places the next time you visit Kollam. Punalur Punalur lies close to the [...]

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When Chariots Start Rolling Through Kalpathi | Everything You Need to Know about Kalpathi Ratholsavam

The chariots of deities (devarathams) of the four temples of Kalpathi will start rolling through the narrow streets of this holy town on November 13 as part of the annual [...]

Sabarimala Pilgrimage | The austerities that pilgrims observe

Hindus believe that periodic Vrithams (austerities observed for a certain period of time) have the power to purify one’s mind and body. A Sabarimala pilgrim is required to [...]

Who is Darma Sastha?

Of all the Sastha temples in South India, the Sree Dharma Sastha Temple at Sabarimala is the most famous. The deity of this temple is popularly called Swami Ayyappan. The [...]

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 [...]

Lakshmana Perumal Temple at Thirumoozhikkulam

Lakshmana Perumal Temple at Thirumoozhikkulam is one of the four temples that devotees visit in the month of Karkidakam as part of the sacred Nalambalam Thozhal pilgrimage. [...]

Nhanghattiri Bhagavathi Temple

Situated on the banks of River Nila (Bharatapuzha), Nhanghattiri Bhagavathi Temple is one of the 108 Durga Temples consecrated by Parasuram. It is also one of the most famous [...]

Top 10 places to visit in Rajasthan

If you are looking to experience India at its exotic and colorful best, the state of Rajasthan is the best option. The state has numerous palaces, forts, a vast desert and [...]

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 [...]

The Importance of Sabarimala Pilgrimage

The Sastha temple is one of the ancient temples in Kerala and it is widely believed that the deity of this temple was installed by Parasurama. According to another very [...]

The unique customs and traditions of Sabarimala

Sabarimala follows several unique traditions. Before visiting the temple, pilgrims are required to observe austerities for 41 days. They are required to take two baths a day [...]