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Sita Temples
20 Jan

Discovering the Sacred Sita Temples Across Asia

The timeless saga of Rama and Sita extends far beyond the borders of India, resonating in the cultural tapestries of Nepal and Sri Lanka. In this exploration, we unravel the mystique surrounding the lesser-known Sita temples, each carrying unique significance and cherished legends. Sita Temples - Sita Gufa, Nasik, Maharashtra Nestled in Nasik, Maharashtra, the Sita Gufa, a modest cave, stands as a pilgrimage destination intricately linked to the Hindu epic, Ramayana. Legends echo within its walls, suggesting that this is the very place from where the nefarious Ravana abducted Sita. Seetha Devi...

25 Nov

Kerala’s Responsible Tourism Earns Global Recognition on UNWTO’s Prestigious List

In a significant achievement, Kerala's renowned RT Mission has secured international acclaim by earning a coveted position on the United Nations World Tourism Organization's (UNWTO) distinguished list of case studies. This recognition highlights Kerala's innovative approach to grassroots development and its alignment of tourism with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The UNWTO has lauded Kerala Tourism for its steadfast commitment to the SDGs and its effective utilization of local resources to enhance responsible tourism destinations. Kerala now shares this honor with Maharashtra as the only two Indian states acknowledged by...

Thiruvananthapuram Kerela
2 Nov

Embrace the Rich Culture of Kerala at the Keraleeyam Festival in Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram, the vibrant capital city of Kerala, is currently ablaze with the colors, sounds, and flavors of the Keraleeyam Festival, a week-long extravaganza celebrating the essence of Kerala. This grand festival, which commenced today and runs until November 7, is not just a celebration of the state's cultural heritage but a showcase of its artistic prowess, trade, and much more. Spread across more than 40 venues, the Keraleeyam Festival is a bold endeavor to highlight the remarkable progress Kerala has achieved. The program features an array of seminars, exhibitions, fairs, and...

23 Aug

Archaic Megalithic Artifacts Found During Kerala Pipeline Construction!

Ancient Megalithic Relics Unearthed During Pipeline Construction in Kerala! In a remarkable turn of events, a significant collection of megalithic "hat stones," which are actually hemispherical laterite stones once used to seal burial urns, has been uncovered at a single excavation site. This archaeological endeavor was undertaken by the State Archaeology Department in the vicinity of Nagaparamba, situated within the Kuttippuram village near Thirunavaya, within the district. Termed "Thoppikkallu" in the local Malayalam language, these hat stones are remnants from the megalithic era and were utilized as covers for burial urns. Experts in...

Marigold Magic
10 Aug

Kattakkada Blooms as a Marigold Paradise in Kerala!

Nestled in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram district, the enchanting town of Kattakkada has cast a bewitching spell on travelers for an extraordinary reason. The town has transformed into a symphony of colors, with resplendent marigold flowers painting the landscape in shades of radiant yellow and fiery orange. The picturesque Pallichal panchayat has orchestrated a breathtaking spectacle, cultivating marigolds across 26 acres in 13 captivating locations as part of the ente Nadu ente onam initiative. This year, Kattakkada boasts an expanse of 50 acres adorned with marigold blooms. While the fame of...

Onam Festival
18 Jul

Kerala’s Onam Extravaganza: INR 11 Crore for a Festive Spectacle

In a daring move that raises eyebrows, the Kerala government has unleashed a torrent of funds totaling INR 10.72 crore for the grandiose celebration of Onam week. From August 27 to September 2, the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram and all district headquarters will become a playground of mirth and merriment. The staggering amount of INR 2.29 crore will be lavished upon invited artists, whose performances promise to dazzle and enthrall the masses. No expense will be spared to ensure that the Onam pageantry captures the essence of this cherished tradition. An...