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 2018 date is October 18. Vidyarambham is the main ritual in Kerala during which children between two and three or five years old are initiated into the world of […]

Saraswati Puja in Kerala during Durga Navaratri

Saraswati Puja in Kerala is observed with religious fervor on Mahanavami during Durga Navaratri. In 2016, Saraswati Pooja date is October 11. On this day, Goddess Saraswati is worshipped by offering fruits, rice, roasted paddy and jaggery. On Durgashtami day in the evening a puja called Poojavaipu is observed. Books and other stationary goods are kept in front of the […]

Saraswati Puja 2011, Saraswati Triratra vrata during Navratri Durga Puja 2011

Saraswati Puja, also referred as Saraswati Triratra vratam, is observed during the last three days in Durga Navratri festival in Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, and Gujarat. Saraswati Puja 2011 starts on October 3 and ends on October 5. Goddess Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of wisdom and knowledge, is worshipped during these days. […]