Monday 25 Mar, 2019

Thrissur Pooram 2015 on April 29th

THRISSUR: The week-long ceremonies of Thrissur Pooram has begun here . The flag hoisting ceremony (kodiyettam) that was held on Thursday at Thiruvambadi and Paramekkavu temples here .The flag hoisting ceremony was also held at eight other constituent temples in and around the town. Ahead of the ‘kodiyettam’, bhoomi pooja was performed at Thiurvambadi and the ‘aasharies’ performing the rit More...


Tuesday,April 14th, 2015 3162 Viewers

Vishu on April 15

As usual this year’s vishu too falls on April 15. It is an important harvest festival of Kerala celebrated in the month of "Medam" . The first sight on Vishu day that is Vishu Kani has much importance. Then Vishu Kaineetam, Vishu Kanj More...

Thursday,March 5th, 2015 2018 Viewers

Ananthapuri filled with women, Attukal Pongala

Thiruvananthapuram: Every path in the capital city ends in the abode of Goddess Attukal Devi as the famous Pongala falls on Thursday. The city is not conquered by women across the state, from neighbouring states and even from abroad. Elaborate prepar More...

Wednesday,January 14th, 2015 1443 Viewers

Thousands witness Makarajyothi

Sabarimala: Thousands of devotees from different parts of the country offered witnessed the holy Makarajyothi on Wednesday evening. The holy hillock and the base camp on the banks of the river Pampa were echoed with chants of "Swamiye Saranam Ay More...

Wednesday,January 14th, 2015 1238 Viewers

All set for Makaravilakku

Sabarimala: The police have made elaborate security arrangements for the Makaravilakku here. Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala reviewed all the arrangements being made by various government departments for the Makaravilakku festival. He said 1,500 More...

Sunday,January 4th, 2015 1061 Viewers

1,29,869 pilgrims receive medical aid

Sabarimala: A total of 1,29,869 pilgrims have received the medical aid from various Govt.Dispenseries at the Sannidhanam and premises till the end of Mandala season. Among them 1,18,434 were men. It also include 5,990 woman and 5,445 kids. 612 person More...

Friday,January 2nd, 2015 1222 Viewers

Heavy rush at Sabarimala

Sabarimala: The abode of Lord Ayyappa here witnessed heavy rush on the first day of the Makaravilakku festival on Wednesday. The rush continued to the new year day too. Pilgrims had to wait for hours together inside the thickly packed barricades befo More...

Tuesday,December 30th, 2014 1566 Viewers

Sabarimala to open today

Sabarimala: The holy abode of Lord Ayyappa will open today for the upcoming Makaravilakku season. Chief Priest Krishnadas Namboothiri will lit the lamp in the Sanctum Sanctorum at 5.30 pm. Pilgrims from many states are camping at the sannidhanam for More...

Monday,December 29th, 2014 1008 Viewers

Sabarimala Temple closed; will reopen on Tuesday

SABARIMALA: The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa here was closed after the Mandala pooja on Saturday . Thantri Kandararu Rajeevaru, in the presence of Melsanthi Krishnadas Namboothiri, performed the Mandala Pooja after adorning the Thanka Anki on the idol More...

Sunday,December 28th, 2014 1072 Viewers

Mandala Pooja held

Sabarimala: The 'mandala pooja' which marks the conclusion of the first phase of the two-month-long pilgrimage season was held here on Saturday. Thousands of Ayyappa devotees thronged to offer worship at the famous abode ofLord Ayyappa her More...

Saturday,December 27th, 2014 9064 Viewers

Thiruvairanikkulam temple to open on January 4th

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The famous nadathurakkal (opening the sanctum sanctorum of deity Sree Parvathy devi) of the Thiruvairanikkulam Mahadeva temple will be held on January 4 . The sanctum sanctorum of Goddess Parvathy will remain open from January 4 t More...

Friday,December 5th, 2014 1320 Viewers

Lakhs offer pongala to Chakkulathamma

Thiruvalla: A large number of devotees offered the famous pongala vazhipadu to Chakkulathamma on Friday. Devotees from various parts of the state and Tamil Nadu have been camping for offering pongala from Wednesday onwards. The pongala hearths spr More...

Thursday,December 4th, 2014 1590 Viewers

Chakkulathukavu Pongala 2014

ALAPPUZHA : The pongala at Chakkulathukavu Bhagavathi Temple will be held on December 5. Chakkulathukavu Bhagavathi Temple Trust administrator K K Gopalakrishnan Nair, Ramesh Elaman Namboothiri and Harikuttan Namboodiri told a press meet here on Thur More...

Thursday,November 20th, 2014 1381 Viewers

Sabarimala today

Temple Opening (Nada Thurakkal)- 04.00  am Nirmalyam                        -04.05  am Neyyabhishekam                -04.15 More...

Monday,November 17th, 2014 1189 Viewers

Sabarimala Temple opens, rush begins

Sabarimala: The two-month-long Mandalam-Makaravilaku pilgrimage to the Lord Ayyappa temple here got underway from Monday onwards. Hundreds of devotees trekking up the holy hillock since Saturday. The temple portals were opened by priests for the firs More...

Thursday,November 13th, 2014 1227 Viewers

Mannarassala Pooyam, Ayilyam Festival begins

The most celebrated festival at Mannarassala ,the Pooyam- Ayilyam of Thulam has begun on Wednesday . The three day festival will conclude on Friday. The temple, the abode of serpent gods, has the distinction of having a chief priestess. Centuries More...

Saturday,October 18th, 2014 1879 Viewers

E N Krishnadas Namboothiri Sabarimala Melsanthi

Sabarimala: The Melsanthis (chief priests) of Sabaimala Lord Ayyappa Temple and Malikappuram Bhagavathy Temple were elected through a draw of lots on Saturday Morning. E N Krishnadas Namboothiri of Panjal, Thrissur has been elected as Sabarilama Mels More...

Saturday,October 18th, 2014 1371 Viewers

Heavy rush in Sabarimala

Sabarimala: The Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa Temple has witnessed heavy rush from Friday onwards. Many devotees including children and the elderly, sustained minor injuries in the rush to ascend the holy 18-steps leading to the temple when the sanctum san More...

Saturday,October 4th, 2014 1165 Viewers

Vijayadashami: Tots introduced to the world of letters

Thiruvananthapuram: Thousands of kids were introduced into the world of letters on Vijayadshami day today. Vidayarambham ceremonies were held in temples, churches and under the auspices of various socio-cultural oragnisations across the state. Kol More...

Wednesday,October 1st, 2014 1438 Viewers

Vidyarambham on Friday

Coming Friday, it’s Vijayadashami- the day for getting introduced to the world of letters. Vijayadashami marks the conclusion of Navaratri-the nine divine nights for fast and prayers. All temples in Kerala are already made all arrangements for More...

Wednesday,September 17th, 2014 1907 Viewers

Munnoolam Bhavan Namboothiri new Guruvayur Melsanthi

Thrissur: Munnoolam Bhavan Namboothiri has been elected as the new Melsanthi of Sri Guruvayurappan Temple here. Bhavan Namboothiri, member of one of the four Othikkan families which have the right to perform poojas in the absence of Thanthri, has app More...

Saturday,March 22nd, 2014 1573 Viewers

Guruvayur Temple festival concludes with Arattu

Guruvayur : The 10 day long festival at Guruvayur Temple concluded on Friday with Arattu . The idol of Guruvayurappan, which will be taken out only on the Arattu day, was taken in a procession to the Pazhukka Mandapam. Deeparadhana was More...

Sunday,February 16th, 2014 5138 Viewers

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple Thiruvananthapuram

The Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, well known as the ‘Sabarimala’ of the women, is one of the ancient temples of South India. It is believed that the pilgrimage to Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple will be complete only after visiting the shrine o More...

Sunday,February 9th, 2014 1594 Viewers

Attukal Temple Festival begins; Kudamatton held

This year's Pongala festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy Temple began with 'Kappuketti Kudiyiruthal' ritual here on Saturday morning. The Goddess was installed in a temporary shed made of green coconut leaves (Pachapanthal) after reciting & More...

Monday,January 20th, 2014 1962 Viewers

Sabarimala Temple closed

SABARIMALA: The Lord Ayyappa Temple here was closed at 7 am on Monday, marking the end of the two-month long Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season. The temple was closed after the customary darshan of the representative of Pandalam Royal Family. More...

Wednesday,January 15th, 2014 1396 Viewers

Lakhs worship Makarajyothi, hills echoes Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa

Sabarimala: Lakhs of pilgrims from different parts of the country worshiped the celestial light called Makarajyothi at the Lord Ayyappa temple here on Tuesday evening. Hours before the sunset, the holy hillock and the base camp Pampa and every nook a More...

Tuesday,January 14th, 2014 1474 Viewers

Makaravilaku today; Sabarimala turns sea of pilgrims

Sabarimala: The holy hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa here is all set for Makaravilakku today. Lakhs of devotees are camping in the holy hills to have a Darshan of Makarajyothi, a celestial light event here. The Makarajyothi Darshanam is considered to More...

Sunday,January 12th, 2014 1638 Viewers

Erumely Pettathullal held

ERUMELY: The ceremonial Erumeli Pettathullal by the Ambalapuzha and Aalangadu teams were held here on Saturday. The ritual mark the victory of good over evil and the bonhomie between the two communities. More...

Monday,December 30th, 2013 909 Viewers

Makaravilakku: Sabarimala opened

Sabarimala temple has opened for the auspicious Makaravilakku festival by Melsanthi P N Narayanan Namboodiri. On January 14th, the Makaravilakku festival will take place. While there are no special offerings today, ghee offering would start providing More...

Monday,December 30th, 2013 820 Viewers

Sivagiri Pilgrimage to start from today

When ‘Sree Narayana Dharma Sangham’ trust president Swamy Prakashananda hoists the Dharma Pathaka today morning, it will mark the beginning of the 81st Sivagiri pilgrimage. The three day long festival will be noted for the More...

 

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