Tag Archives: Kerala Festivals Culture & Traditions

Christmas Day Information For Students, Children

Christmas Day

Christmas is a Government holiday in India. It is one of the two major Christian celebrations that are officially observed around the world. Along with Easter, it is considered a high holy day and a time of great celebration for Christians. In US & Europe, it is highly appropriate to throw a company Christmas party. The holiday’s emphasis is on …

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Sufi Saint Hazrat Ali Birthday Celebrations In India

Hazrat Ali Birthday

Hazrat Ali is a Muslim religious dignitary who is held in high esteem by the Islamic community across India and beyond. Born in 1238 to Abu Talib in the Kabba sanctuary, Hazrat Imam Ali was blessed by Prophet Mohammad who was also his father-in-law. During this period, Muslims belonging to the Chishti community offer their due respect to the legendary …

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Uthralikavu Pooram – Kerala Hindu Festival

Uthralikavu Pooram

Another illustrious temple festival of south India is Uthralikavu Pooram celebrated in Sree Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple, Parithipra, in Vadakkancherry, Thrissur District of north Kerala. The temple is dedicated to the mighty Goddess Kali. The festival is held annually in the Malayalam month ‘Kumbham’ or February/March. The festivity continues for eight days. The elephant processions in the gala are the main …

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