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Patayani

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on October 23, 2017
Patayani

Image Source: Wikipedia Patayani Patayani is a week- long ritual dance, held in Kaali temples on the banks of the Pamba river during the Malayalam months of Meenam and Medam (March – April). The choice theme of the dancers is the slaying of the demon Daarikan by the goddess Kaali. The steps and movements of […]

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Kerala India Backwaters Water

Filed in Kerala Travel Pictures by on October 23, 2017
Kerala India Backwaters Water

Author: shashankshr

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Paana

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on October 22, 2017
Paana

Image Source: PistenBully Paana Paana or Pallippaana, as it is sometimes called, is a ritual art to propitiate the goddess Bhadrakaali. The art form is popular in the districts of Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram. Paana is part of a three day festival. A canopy is supported by 64 posts of cut out from the Paala […]

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Kerala South India Backwaters Boat

Filed in Kerala Travel Pictures by on October 22, 2017
Kerala South India Backwaters Boat

Author: shashankshr

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Mudiyettu

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on October 21, 2017
Mudiyettu

Image Source: Kerala Tourism Mudiyettu Mudiyettu is a ritual dance performed in some Kaali temples of Ernakulam and Kottayam districts (central Kerala). The dance celebrates the goddess’s triumph over the demon Daarikan. Mudiyettu is performed by the Kuruppu or Marar who belong to the temple bound communities of Kerala. The Kalamezhuthu, a ritual drawing of […]

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Kerala Nature Green Landscape

Filed in Kerala Travel Pictures by on October 21, 2017
Kerala Nature Green Landscape

Author: Lokesh

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Mudiyettu

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on October 20, 2017
Mudiyettu

Image Source: Kerala Tourism Mudiyettu Mudiyettu is a ritual dance performed in some Kaali temples of Ernakulam and Kottayam districts (central Kerala). The dance celebrates the goddess’s triumph over the demon Daarikan. Mudiyettu is performed by the Kuruppu or Marar who belong to the temple bound communities of Kerala. The Kalamezhuthu, a ritual drawing of […]

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Kerala Nature Green Landscape

Filed in Kerala Travel Pictures by on October 20, 2017
Kerala Nature Green Landscape

Author: Lokesh

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Margomkali

Filed in Kerala Diaries by on October 19, 2017
Margomkali

Margomkali Margomkali is a ritual folk art of the Syrian Christians of Kottayam and Thrissur districts. A dozen dancers sing and dance around a lighted wick lamp ( Nilavilakku), clad in the simple traditional white dhoti and sporting a peacock feather on the turban to add a touch of colour. This is an allegorical enactment […]

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Kerala Alleppey Dawn Sunrise

Filed in Kerala Travel Pictures by on October 19, 2017
Kerala Alleppey Dawn Sunrise

Author: g_ramanand

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