The vibrant past and present of Jallikattu – a Quick Overview: Tamilnadu, the world’s one of the ancient lands with the longest surviving civilization has been a forerunner with many traditional practices adhered to even in this modern era. Rows of festivals for every season have been celebrated as a measure of preserving and nurturing…
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.
Begins on the auspicious occasion of Maha Shivarathri, the spectacular Natyanjali Dance Festival is remarkable for its serenity and uniqueness of the devotion of the dancers dedicating their ‘Dance’ (Natya) as ‘Offering’ (Anjali) to the Lord of Dance, Lord Nataraja. This year the Natyanjali Dance Festival will be held from 19th February 2020 to 23rd February 2020 at the famous Nataraja Temple in Chidambaram.
Thaipusam or Thaipoosam is one of the major festival mostly celebrated by the Tamil people on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February), usually coinciding with Pushya star, known as Poosam in Tamil. In this blog, you may get to know some of the rare and interesting facts about Thaipoosam, Lord Muruga, festival dates and some of the best places to visit during Thaipusam. So continue reading…
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.
Mark your calendar now and plan a trip to Madurai to witness the grand Float Festival in 2020. Madurai Float Festival is one of the grandest festivals of South India, which is observed every year on the full moon night of the Tamil month, Thai, which falls between mid-January and mid-February. Madurai Float Festival is one of the most remarkable festivals of Madurai, celebrated with lights, lamps, fireworks, and richness of culture and traditions.
For this February cast a visit to Chennai and get a chance to witness a Guinness record event “Sathir 10000” organizing by the Department of Tamilnadu Tourism and explore the Capital city of Tamilnadu. The Department of Tamilnadu Tourism is all set for the event “Sathir 10000” for Bharatanatyam Dancers to achieve the World Record attempt.
Called as the Shirdi of South India, the Akkaraipatti Sai Baba temple became one of the largest temples for Shridi Sai Baba in South India, which was recently consecrated near Samayapuram, Trichy on 20th January 2020(Monday). To know more about the largest Sai Baba Temple in South India, continue reading this article completely.
Making a trip to Tamilnadu during the Pongal Festival is a truly rewarding experience where you can explore the vibrant culture and traditions of the state, witness the real Pongal fervor and discover some of the most beautiful places of the state. Here is our pick of best places to visit in Tamilnadu to spend the Pongal holidays. All you need to do is pick the best from it that suits you.
Pongal Festival in Tamil Nadu is the major festival of Tamil Nadu and also the Harvest Festival of Tamilnadu, dedicated to Sun God, thanking him for the agricultural abundance and is celebrated with great religious fervor. This is a four-day festival that usually commences January every year during the month January. This festival days is considered as an auspicious occasion to start new ventures.