Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Redemption ~ Annual festival of Kodungalloor Bhagavathy Temple

Posted by Syam on September 9, 2017 in Festivity, Photo stories | 14 Comments

These photographs taken at Kodungallur Temple, Kerala during the annual “Bharani” festival. Thousands of oracles, both men and women from different tribes come there wielding swords, clad in red costumes, singing and going around the temple. Legend is that Hindu Goddess Kaali after defeating and Killing Darikan (an immensely powerful and arrogant demon) was still […]

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Kadammanitta Padayani

Posted by Syam on July 22, 2017 in Festivity, Videos | No Comments

“Kadammanitta Padayani”(an offering to Goddess Kali) is being performed along with the 10 days long Pathamudaya Maholsavam at Kadammanitta Devi Temple, Pathanamthitta,Kerala.

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Poruvazhy Malanada Temple Festival

Posted by Syam on July 22, 2017 in Festivity, Videos | No Comments

Peruviruthy Malanada or Malanada is the one and only Duryodhana Temple in South India. The annual festival at Malanada is known as “Malakkuda” (Mala means hill top the temple and Kuda means umbrella an ornamental one used by Oorali, the priest, during ceremonial occasions.). It is celebrated during the summer, during the second half of […]

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