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 Kerala - The Land of Temples and Temple Festivals

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PostSubject: Kerala - The Land of Temples and Temple Festivals   Kerala - The Land of Temples and Temple Festivals Icon_minitimeFri Jul 13, 2007 12:00 am

A Kerala Tourism offers all that a tourist can possibly ask for. Temple festivals are part and parcel of the life of Keralites. The "Makam" star is one of the most auspicious days during the period of the annual festival.Devotees from all over the country swarm in to the temple on that day. The ritualistic bath of "Devi" in ceremonial pond in the morning at the sacred pond at Onakkoor far on the northern side of the Temple. After this "Devi" accompanied by Lord Sastha on the back of the eleven caparisoned elephants march towards the "Pooraparambhu" the traditional vantage point where they remain till 11 a.m.

After the mid-day the door of Sanctum Sanctorum closes, only to re-open at 2pm for the "Makam Darsana". The whole temple premises will be over crowded by devotees especially the women folk to have a look at Devi who appears in her sacred full-fledged splendor and glory decked in her sacred gold ornaments, precious jewellery and innumerable garlands. It is a resplendent vision.

It is fervently believed that Darsanam at this moment will result in the fulfillment of all prayers and cherished desires. It is fervently believed that those who gain "Darsana" at this crucial "Mithuna Lagna" , will be blessed with the fulfillment of their long standing desire and prayers.
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