Kumbha Masam 2018 | Kumba Month in Malayalam Calendar

Kumbha Masam or Kumba month or kumbham is the seventh month among 12 months of Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala and some Konkan regions. In 2018, Kumbha Masam begins on February 13 and ends on March 14. Kumbha Bharani Utsavam and Attukal Pongala are the major festivals in Kumbha Masam of Kerala. Kumbha Masam 2018 […]

Malayalam Festivals 2018 | Malayalam Festivals Calendar 2018

Kerala, the God’s own country, is the land of devotion and spirituality. There is a huge list of Malayalam Festivals celebrated in Kerala and all over the world by Malayali people in throughout the year 2018. Apart from the world’s biggest floral festival Onam, Makara Sankramana, Attukal Pongala, Pankuni Uthiram, Vishu, Thrissur Pooram, Ashtami Rohini, […]

Triprayar Ekadashi 2017 | Thriprayar Ekadashi Vrata

Triprayar Ekadasi or Thriprayar Ekadashi is observed on Ekadashi day in the Vrischikam month of Malayalam calendar. In 2017, Triprayar Ekadashi date is December 13. The festival is celebrated for 14 days in Triprayar Sri Rama Temple near Thrissur town of Kerala. During the Ekadashi, a procession of Saasta takes place. Thriprayar Sri Rama temple […]

Thrissur Pooram 2017 | Trichur Pooram festival 2017 at Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala

Thrissur Pooram 2017, Trichur Pooram festival 2017 at Vadakkunnathan Temple in Kerala. Thrissur Pooram festival in 2017. Thrissur Pooram 2017 Timings, Schedule, fireworks timetable. Thrissur Pooram, also known as Trichur Pooram festival is the biggest temple festival in Kerala celebrated at Vadakkunnathan Temple in Thrissur district. Thrissur Pooram 2017 date is May 5. Thrissur Pooram […]

Meda Masam 2018 in Kerala, Medam Month in Malayalam Calendar

Meda Masam or Medam month in Malayalam calendar followed in Kerala is the ninth month.  In 2018, Meda Masam begins on April 14 and ends on May 14. The first day of Medam month (Vishu) marks the beginning of the Astrological Malayalam New Year in Kerala. Medam masam coincides with Chithirai month in Tamil calendar […]

Thrikkarthika 2017 | Karthika Deepam

Thrikkarthika (Karthika Deepam) is an auspicious 3-day festival held in Kerala during Vrischikam Month of Malayalam calendar. In 2017, Thrikkarthika dates are – December 2, December 3 and December 4. It falls on three days which coincide with Kaarthika, Rohini and Makayiram Nakshatra days in Vrischika Masam (November – December). Thrikkarthika is a similar festival to […]

Kottakkal Pooram at Arya Vaidya Sala Viswambara Temple, Kottakkal

Kottakkal Pooram is a famous temple festival of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala Viswambara Temple. This temple is located in Malappuram district of Kerala. In 2016, Kottakkal Pooram begins on 3 April and ends on 8 April. Kottakkal Pooram is celebrated to honour Lord Dhanvantari, the patron god of medicine and health in Hindu dharma. The grand celebrations in […]

Uthralikavu Pooram

Uthralikavu Pooram in Wadakkancherry of Thrissur district, Kerala. Uthralikavu Pooram 2016 date – 1 March 2016 Uthralikavu Pooram 2017 date – 21 February 2017 Uthralikavu Pooram in Previous Years Uthralikavu Pooram 2013 date – 26 February 2013 Uthralikavu Pooram 2014 date – 25 February 2014 Uthralikavu Pooram 2015 date – 24 February 2015

Kerala Festivals 2016

Here is the list of Kerala Festivals 2016 (Malayalam Festivals in 2016). Kerala’s Malayalam calendar is based on Kollam Era. Kollam Era (also known as Malayalam Era or Kollavarsham or Malayalam Calendar or Malabar Era) is a solar and sidereal Hindu calendar used in Kerala, India. The origin of the calendar has been dated as […]

Kottiyoor Vaisakha Maholsavam 2015

Kottiyoor Vaisakha Maholsavam (Kottiyoor Vaishakha Mahotsavam / Kottiyoor Utsavam) is the most popular festival celebrated for 28 days in Kottiyoor Temple in Kannur district of Kerala. The 28-day festival of Vaisakha Maholsavam begins with Neyyattam ritual on Swati Nakshatra day in Edavam Month and ends with Thrikkalashaattu. In 2015, Kottiyoor Vaisakha Maholsavam begins on 1 […]

Vishu 2015 | Zodiac Malayalam New Year 2015-16

Vishu is the Zodiac Malayalam New Year in Kerala. It marks the beginning of Meda Masam in Malayalam almanac, Kollavarsham. Mesha Sankranti, the transition of the Sun to Meda Rashi from Meena rashi heralds the Zodiac Malayalam New Year. Vishu Kani Darshanam (first sight on Vishu festival), Vishu Sadhya and Vishu Padakkam (bursting fireworks) are the […]

Attukal Pongala 2017 at Attukal Devi Temple Thiruvananthapuram

Attukal Pongala 2017, Attukal Pongala Festival 2017 date, Pongal 2017 date in Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram….  Attukal Pongala is festival dedicated to Attukal Devi and celebrated at Attukal Devi or Attukal Bhagavathi Temple, Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum, Kerala. The world famous Attukal Pongala is on 12th March 2017. ‘Pongala Utsavam’ of Attukal Pongala begins in the […]

Puthari Thiruvappana at Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple

Puthari Thiruvappana at Parassinikadavu Muthappan Temple is held on Vrischikam 16, 16th day in Vrischikam Month of Malayalam calendar. In 2014, Puthari Thiruvappana date is December 2. The festival would begin with customary rituals at the Madamana Illam here at 11.30 a.m. There would be a Muthappan ‘vellattam’ performance in the evening. ‘Kalasam ezhunnallath’ at […]

Thrikkarthika at Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple

Thrikkarthika at Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple is one of the biggest festivals at the temple. In 2014, Thrikkarthika dates are – December 5, December 6 and December 7. It is the birthday of the Goddess and the festival runs for three days, Kaarthika, Rohini and Makayiram. On these days, there is ezhunnellippu, Kazhcha siveli, stage programme, deepaalankaaram, […]

Vaikathashtami 2016, Vaikath Ashtami festival in Kerala

Vaikathashtami, a festival dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of Vaikom Mahadeva. In 2016, Vaikathashtami date is November 22. It is a special festival in Vaikom Mahadeva Temple in Vaikom near Kottayam, Kerala. It is observed in Vrischikam month (November – December) in Malayalam Calendar. The Shivalinga here in this temple is known as […]

Onam 2014, Thiru Onam 2014 dates

onam pookalam design

Onam 2014, Thiru Onam 2014 dates, Onam 2014 schedule, Onam Festival in 2014. When is Onam in 2014? Onam is the biggest and grandest festival in Kerala (India).  Considered as a harvest festival, the event is celebrated with complete enthusiasm and passion not only in Kerala, but amongst Malyalees living in various parts of the […]

Champakulam Moolam Boat Race 2014

Champakulam Moolam Boat Race is the oldest and most popular Vallam Kali (Snake Boat Race) in Kerala state of south India. In 2014, Champakulam Moolam boat race date is July 11. The race is held on the River Pamba on Moolam day Midhunam month of Malayalam calendar. Champakulam Moolam coincides with the day of the […]

13 April 2014, Panguni Uthiram

13 April 2014 is Panguni Uthiram festival in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the important Tamil festivals celebrated in Panguni Masam as per Tamil calendar. It falls on Uthiram nakshatra in Panguni Month. It falls in Chaitra Month as per all other lunar Hindu calendars. The important event of Panguni Uthiram is the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess […]

Thootha Pooram 2014 (Palakkad in Kerala)

Thootha Pooram of Palakkad, Kerala is a famous elephant pageant held in the God’s own country. In 2014, Thootha Pooram date is May 13. Thootha Pooram is an amazing festival which displays the grandeur of Palakkad as well as of Kerala. Tens of decorated elephants participate in the pageant to show their celebration mood. Thootha […]

Arattupuzha Pooram at Sree Sastha Temple at Arattupuzha

Arattupuzha Pooram

Arattupuzha Pooram at Sree Sastha Temple at Arattupuzha is a grand annual festival which is also referred to as the ‘Mother of all Pooram Festivals’ in Kerala. Arattupuzha is a village located near Puthukkad in Thrissur district. The Sree Sastha Temple, dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, which is believed to be more than 3000 years old and […]