Vishu Kani Darshanam 2018 in Sabarimala Temple

Vishu Kani or Vishukkani is the most important ritual performed on Vishu, Malayalam astrological New Year in Kerala. Sabarimala Ayyappa temple (Sabarimala Devaswom) is the great place to observe Vishukkani Darshanam. Vishu Kani 2018 time will be from 4 am to 7 am on 14 April 2018. Vishu Kani Darshanam will be followed by Neyyabhishekam. […]

Significance of Vishukkani Darshan

Significance of Vishukkani Darshan, importance of Vishukani Darshanam. What is Vishukkani Darshan? When is Vishukkani celebrated?  The auspicious sight or the Vishukkani is the arrangement of a yellow laburnum flower known as ‘konna pua’,  the traditional bronze vessel ‘Uruli’ filled with rice, fruits such as mangoes and jack-fruit, vegetables such as snake gourds and gourds, […]

Vishukkani Vili, a ritual of Vishu in Kerala

In the north Malabar region of Kerala, a practice prevalent that is traditional is Vishukkani Vili. This particular event involves children, who move in group or in large number from one house to the other within villages, shouting or calling ‘vishukaniye, vishukaniye.’ It is to be noted that when they arrive at different houses making […]

How to prepare Vishukkani?

The most important event of Vishu is Vishukanni. It is strongly believed by the Hindu Malayalees that what one witness on the dawn of the New Year will largely decide the prosperity and luck for the coming year. Therefore Vishukanni is seen by the Malayalees on the auspicious day of Vishu. Vishukanni is prepared by […]

Vishu Greeting cards, Vishu 2018 Malayalam e-greetings & printable greeting cards

Vishu Greeting cards, Vishu 2018 Malayalam e-greetings & printable greeting cards.. Vishu is the harvest festival of Kerala observed on the first day of the Medam month (April – May) of Malayalam Panchang. Vishu 2018 date is April 14. Vishu is the first day in Malayalam calendar. It is 1193 Malayalam year as per Kollavarsham (Malayalam […]

Vishukani Darshan at Guruvayur & Chennai Mahalingapuram

Vishukani Darshan is the first sighting on Vishu festival and is considered very important. In 2018, Vishu festival date is April 14. Most of the temples will be opened for Vishnukani darshan at very early in the morning and will be continued till late night. Vishukani consists of a ritual arrangement of auspicious items like […]

Vishu 2018 | Vishu Festival date in 2018 | Malayalam New Year 2018

Vishu 2018, Vishu Festival date in 2018, When is Vishu in 2018 in Kerala? In 2018, Vishu date is April… Vishu is the harvest festival of Kerala observed on the first day of the Medam month (April – May) of Malayalam Panchang. Vishu 2018 date is April 14. Vishu is the first day in Malayalam calendar. […]

Bisu 2018 | Tuluva New Year 2018 in Karnataka

Bisu, also known as Tulu New Year Day, is the first day of Tuluva calendar followed in Tulunadu region in Karnataka. In 2018, Bisu date is April 14. The entire stretch of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and parts of Kasargod is known as Tulunadu. The people of Tulunadu follow Souramana Panchanga (Solar calendar) hence this festival […]

Vishukkani: The age old Tradition of Vishu

In the Malayalam language, the word “Kani” literally means “that which is seen first”, therefore “Vishukkani” largely means “that which is seen first on Vishu”. The Vishukkani is a vista of auspicious items, comprising of fruits, flowers, vegetables, gold coins and clothes. It is grandly arranged by the mother in the family, in the puja […]

Vishu Phalam 2018-2019

Vishu Phalam 2018-2019 gives annual predictions (yearly astrology predictions, horoscope) as per Zodiac signs. Vishu Phalam is the major aspect of Vishu festival. Vishu Phalam 2018-2019 provides the complete prediction of your future during the period of 15 April 2018 to 14 April 2019. Here is the complete info on Vishu Phalam 2018-2019 1. Vishu […]

Mesha Sankranti 2018 | Mesha Sankramana (Souramana Ugadi)

Mesha Sankranti (Mesha Sankramana punyakalam) is an auspicious during when Sun transits to Mesha Rashi from Meena Rashi. It marks the beginning of new zodiac cycle of Surya Bhagavan. It is also referred to as Souramana Ugadi as it is celebrated as the New Year day in Souramana Panchangams (Solar Calendars) followed as per Hinduism. […]

Sauramana Ugadi 2018

Sauramana Ugadi is the Hindu New Year observed as per the Sauramana Panchangam (Solar calendar). In 2018, Sauramana Ugadi date is April 14. It is also referred to as Meshadi, Vaishakhadi, Mesha Sankranti, etc.. Puthandu in Tamil Nadu As Tamil people follow Sauramana Panchanga, Varusha Pirappu, Puthandu, Chithirai Vishu, is celebrated as the Tamil New […]

Vishu 2016 – April 14 (Malayalam New Year)

14 April 2016 is Vishu, the harvest festival of Kerala which is observed on the first day of the Medam month (April – May) of Malayalam Panchangam. Vishu is the first day in Malayalam calendar. This festival is also celebrated in Tulu Nadu region in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. In some places Vishu is known […]

Vishu marks Kolla Varsham for Malayalees

A Hindu festival that is celebrated in the state of Kerala in Southern India is Vishu. It is also celebrated in the Tulunadu region (Udupi and Mangalore districts) in the state of Karnataka in Southern India. In the Gregorian calendar, it is usually celebrated in the second week of April. With Kolla Varsham, as per […]

Religious History of Vishu

Religious History of Vishu, what is the history of Vishu festival? The origin, Mythology of Vishu festival of Kerala. According to the local legends, in the incomplete literary work named Trikodithanam Shasanam written by Bhaskara Ravivarman has mentioned regarding Chithira Vishu. It is to be highly remembered that Bhaskara Ravivarman was a king who successfully […]

Kalabhabhishekam for Vishu Pooja at Sabarimala Temple

Kalabhabhishekam was conducted at Lord Ayyappa Temple here on 1at day of the 10-day Vishu festival on 11 April 2015. As part of the Kalabhabhishekam, thantri Kandararu Rajeevaru in the presence of melsanthi Krishnadas Nampoothiri conducted Brahmakalasa pooja at the mandapam of the temple at 10.30 am. The ritual was concluded with Kalabhabhishekam on the […]

Vishu Pooja at Sabarimala Temple

Vishu Pooja at Sabarimala Temple, Vishu festival at Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Vishu celebrations at Sabarimala Temple. Vishukani Darshanam at the temple. The eight day annual Vishu festival is grandly celebrated at the Sabarimala temple located in the district of Pathanamthitta in the state of Kerala in Southern India. The temple reopens for this purpose after […]

Vishu Puja at Guruvayur Temple

Vishu puja at Guruvayur temple is quite popular and famous among the Malayalees in Kerala. This temple is located in the district of Thrissur in the town known as Guruvayur in the state of Kerala in Southern India. The shrine is largely dedicated to Sri Krishna. This particular temple is referred by the Hindus as […]

Significance of Vishu Chal

Vishu Chal is an important event in the festival of Vishu. In Malayalam language, Chal means channel. On the auspicious day of Vishu, the spade that is used for agricultural purpose is decorated with rice powder and religious prayers done by the family members. After the prayer, the senior-most male member of the family and […]

Vishu Kanji, Vishu Katta: Breakfast on Vishu Festival

All the family members, with great desire consume Vishu Kanji or Vishu Katta on the day of Vishu as breakfast food item. The ingredients used for making this preparation are raw rice -2 1/2 cup ( unakkalari or pacha ari), grated coconut-5, Cumin seeds-1/2tsp and Salt-to taste. The cooking time taken is just one hour. […]