Kalpathy Carnatic Music Festival from 14th November 2010

Kalpathy and its 18 ‘agraharams’ (Brahmin villages) in the town are getting a face lift for the  Kalpathy festivals. The six-month long season for temple festivals for the 96 ‘agraharams’ in Palakkad begins with this Kalpathy Chariot festival. The chariots of the four temples of Kalpathy ‘agraharams’ are being repaired and painted. They will roll… Continue reading Kalpathy Carnatic Music Festival from 14th November 2010

Kathakali in Cochin

What images and perceptions do suddenly flash in one’s mind when the word Kerala is uttered?  A land with beautiful swinging layers of greenery, Blue Mountains criss-crossed by green rivers, never endless streams of backwaters with coconut palms sway on sides…… What more? Of course no one can ever miss the exquisite designed Kathakali face… Continue reading Kathakali in Cochin


The Chottanikara temple located 16 kilometers northwest of Kochi is a famous Hindu temple whose presiding deity is the Hindu mother God Bhagavathy . The Bhagwathi is worshipped in three revered forms as Saraswathi in the morning Bhadrakali at noon and as Durga in the evening draped in white, crimson and blue respectively.Lord Vishnu is… Continue reading CHOTTANIKKARA TEMPLE