Vidyarambham 2016, Ezhuthiniruthu during Durga Navratri in Kerala

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is one of the main rituals observed during Durga Navaratri Pooja in Kerala. In 2016, Vidyarambham date is October 11. Vidyarambham puja is performed on Vijaya Dashami day which falls in the Malayalam month of Thulam Month / Kanni masam. On Vijaya Dashami day in Kerala children between two and three or five […]

Aksharabhyasam 2017-2018 Muhurthams, Auspicious days for Vidyarambham, Best dates for Akshara Sweekaram

Aksharabhyasam 2017-2018 Muhurthams, Auspicious days for Vidyarambham 2017-2018, Best dates for Akshara Sweekaram 2017-2018.. Aksharabhyasam, Vidyarambham or Akshara Sweekaram (Akshara Srikaram, Ezhuthiniruthu), is a Hindu rituals observed for initiating children into education and the world of alphabets. ‘Om Hari Sri Ganapathaye Namah’ is the vidyarambham mantra written on sand or on rice and the child […]

Aksharabhyasam on Moola Nakshatra in Navaratri

Saraswati Devi

Aksharabhyasam on Moola Nakshatra in Navaratri is very significant as Moola Nakshatram is the Janma Nakshatra of Goddess Saraswati Devi. In 2015, Moola Nakshatram during Navaratri date is October 19, Monday. In 2015, Moola Nakshatra Pustaka roopini Puja, Saraswati Triratra Vratam or Saraswati Puja starts on the same day. Moola Nakshatra Puja is most famous […]

Vidyarambham: Ezhuthiniruthu on Vijaya Dashami in Kerala

Vidyarambham or Ezhuthiniruthu is the tradtion observed on Vijaya Dashami day during the nine-day festival, Durga Navaratri Pooja which falls in the Malayalammonth of Kanni. Vidyarambham 2016 date is October 11. Vidyarambham is the main ritual in Kerala during which children between two and three or five years old are initiated into the world of […]

Vidyarambham 2012 celebrations in Kerala

Vidyarambham is one of the main rituals during Durga Navaratri in Kerala. In Kerala, it is the only festival where people of all castes and religions unite together. It is celebrated as a grand event in Thunchan Memorial Trust at Tirur. In 2012, Vidyarambham festival is celebrated for five days, till October 24. Arrangements are […]

Postal Aksharabhyasam Scheme in Basara Saraswati Temple

Aksharabhyasam is the major ritual observed in Basara Saraswati temple in Andhra Pradesh. Millions of devotees visit the temple every year and perform Aksharabhyasam to their tiny tots. Basara Gnana Saraswati Temple committee has started a new service – ‘Postal Aksharabhyasam Scheme, by which the temple committee offers puja to the Goddess on the names […]