Karthigai Deepam is one of the most important festivals in the state of Tamilnadu and other parts of South India which is observed on the day of Karthigai Pournami when Karthigai Nakshatra prevails.
IS SOUTH INDIA SAFE TO TRAVEL?
Is it safe to travel South India now? Since news regarding the outbreak of a new virus, novel coronavirus (nCoV) in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province was reported, the world has been on high alert amidst the threat of an emerging global pandemic. In this article we have explained about that how South India is safe to travel during the time of Coronavirus outbreak and why the risk of travel is remarkably low at places outside of China. Continue reading,…
Tanjore Brihadiswara Temple Grand Consecration Ceremony
The grand celebration of the Consecration ceremony at Brihadiswara Temple, Tanjore is in the headlines today. Tanjore Big Temple or the Brihadiswara temple has set its foot very strongly in history with its magnificent architecture, which one could not have imagined even during recent past, with all such technicalities at hand.
Top 10 Most Beautiful Churches In South India
South India is a the land of multitudes of believes which holds abundant enchanting basilicas, cathedrals and churches. If you wish to enjoy the spiritual beauty of the land, take up a pilgrimage vacation to South India and explore all the important religious sites of the land.
Madurai – The Oldest Living City In The World
The history of Tamil and Tamil Nadu without Madurai is impossible. One of India’s greatest temples Madurai Meenakshi Amman, exquisite interiors of Thirumalai Nayak Mahal, historic tales of Gandhi Museum, architectural excellence of Koodal Azhagar Temple, and one of the six abodes of Lord Murugan – Pazhamudir Solai are found in the “Pancha Sthala” land of Madurai.
Why Mahabalipuram was chosen for Modi-Xi Jinping Summit
The Reunion of the 2000-year Old Relationship! The Second Chinese President to Visit India. India is all set to shower its hospitality to a powerful visitor from the land of the Red Dragon. It is not the first time, a Chinese president is coming to India. A staggering Chinese communist leader and Prime Minister of China, Chou…
Celebrating the rebirth of the elephant-headed God!
The youngest son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi is known by 108 different names. There are countless prankster tales of Lord Ganesha still spread and shared in the South India homes. Associated more often with the red color, Lord Ganesha’s fictional features such as the elephant-head, a broken tusk, huge ears, four hands holding…
Happy 380th Birthday, Chennai – A Recap of Madras’ Childhood
The capital city of Tamil Nadu is going to celebrate its 380th birthday on August 22nd of 2019. Madras was purchased in 1639 by British East India Company from the Vijayanagara Empire, Damarla Venkatri Nayaka. To celebrate one of the greatest cities of India, Chennai-based journalist, Vincent D’Souza suggested a plan to S. Muthiah, the…
Beautiful Offbeat Destinations of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu is a safe haven for travelers all around the world. With deep-rooted tradition and a friendly population, this southern state tops the foreign tourist visits. Temples like the majestic Madurai Meenakshi Amman, meticulous Brihadeeswara, towering Sri Rangam, scenic Shore Temple, and recently Athi Varadhar in Kanchipuram pull people due to its splendor and…
Seven Timeless Temple Pillars of South India
The ineffable art forms, inexplicable architecture, detailed carvings, and timeless pillars of temples belonging to South India carry the hidden soul of one of the greatest history of humanity. Listed below are seven well-worked pillars filled with years of dedication of thousands of sacred souls. These Pillars have an extensive history as pristine as the…