Saturday 22 Sep, 2018

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 of Lord Ayyappa. Rituals like ‘kalabhabhishekam’, ‘brahmakalasa pooja’ and ‘pushpabhishekam’ were also held. The More...


Sunday,December 28th, 2014 1005 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 8755 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 1215 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 1472 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 1260 Viewers

Sabarimala today

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

Monday,November 17th, 2014 1119 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 1147 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 1807 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 1311 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 1094 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 1339 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 1816 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 1515 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 4846 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 1504 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 1887 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 1332 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 1380 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 1494 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 834 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 768 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...

Thursday,November 28th, 2013 1570 Viewers

Triprayar Ekadashi tomorrow

The much auspicious ‘Triprayar Ekadashi’ festival of Triprayar Sri Rama temple Thrissur will take place tomorrow. Famous for the procession of the idol of Rama accompanied by twenty one elephants, Triprayar Sri Ra More...

Wednesday,November 27th, 2013 2363 Viewers

Oachira Panthrandu Vilakku festival – ending today

Kollam will witness the last day of glorious ‘Ochira Panthrandu Vilakku’ festival today. The festival has started from Vrishchikam 1st and as the name indicates is of the length of twelve days. The temple compound aka Padanilam, cove More...

Wednesday,November 27th, 2013 16648 Viewers

Vaikom Sree Mahadeva Temple | History | Timings | Photos | Phone Number

"Ee Narakathil ninnenne kara ketteetenam thiruvaikom vaazhum shiva shambho !!!" We do not believe that there are malayalis who have not chanted this at least once in their lives. So popular these words are, which is a prayer to save us from More...

Friday,November 15th, 2013 1859 Viewers

Sabarimala shrine to be opened on tomorrow

The Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala will be opened tomorrow morning for a two month – long ‘Mandala - Makaravilakku’ festival. In place of the stepping down main priest N. Damodaran Potti, new priest P.N Narayana Namboodiri w More...

Tuesday,November 12th, 2013 2698 Viewers

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple Alpashi festival

One of the two major festivals of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, Trivandrum – Alpashi festival has come to an end on 10th this month. The festival, which kicked start on 1st November, was celebrated with much fanfare during the whole te More...

Monday,October 28th, 2013 17939 Viewers

Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple History,Route,Photos

The Mannarasala Temple , which boasts a cradle in the nest of a beautiful forest attracts huge number of devotes from various parts of the world, who comes to the temple to worship Nagaraja (serpent god). The temple also is one of the biggest such te More...

Sunday,October 27th, 2013 2527 Viewers

Mannarasala : Aayillyam Ezhunnallathu tomorrow

Mannarassala Nagaraj temple will witness the ‘Aayillyam Ezhunnallathu’ tomorrow – Monday. Devotees could have the ‘Darshan’ of Mannarassala Valiyamma Umadevi from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm, while temple wil More...

Monday,October 14th, 2013 3519 Viewers

Why do we light lamps at home?

It is considered to be auspicious to light lamps in the morning and evening at home. It is believed that, if kids light lamps in the morning and study, it will help them to reach to their dreams faster without much difficulties in academic area. Ligh More...

 

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