What is the Significance of Rice Shower In South Indian Wedding?

What is the Significance of Rice Shower In South Indian Wedding?
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Akshadai or showering of rice grains coated with turmeric and saffron is an integral part of the South Indian Wedding. But, Do you know what is the importance of this ritual? As per the Hindu traditions, every religious ritual is believed to…

Divine Calf With A Third Eye Resembles Lord Shiva

Divine Calf With A Third Eye Resembles Lord Shiva

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Animals especially cows are considered most sacred as they have got close connections with the Gods. Cow is the mother goddess who serves milk to keep us healthy. The urine…

Tharangambadi – The Village of the Dancing Waves

Tharangambadi – The Village of the Dancing Waves

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Tharangambadi is a town located in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also widely known as Trankebar (or Tranquebar in Danish). It was called Alapur in a work of…

The Village Where a 2500-Year-Old Tradition Happens Everyday

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Kalavai is a well-known modern village in the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its Sri Sankara Matha (Hindu monastery, also called a mutt) and for its long-time religious leader, the…

Thennangur – The Birthplace of the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi

Thennangur – The Birthplace of the Hindu Goddess Lakshmi By

Thennangur is a village located in the Tiruvannamalai district in the state of Tamil Nadu. The village was earlier known as Dakshina Halasyam, and it is famous for a uniquely designed Hindu temple, Raghumayi…

 
Weaving Colors on the Banks of the River Vaigai

Paramakudi is the headquarters of the Paramakudi Taluk of the Ramanathapuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It…

Come to this Village to Get Your Fortune Told
Come to this Village to Get Your Fortune Told

Nemili is a panchayat town located in the eastern region of…

Dhanushkodi – The Abandoned Seaswept Ghost Town
Dhanushkodi – The Abandoned Seaswept Ghost Town

Dhanushkodi is a wonderful temple town located in the southern most…

The Amazing Temple Carved Out of a Single Block of Rock
The Amazing Temple Carved Out of a Single Block of Rock

Mahendravadi is a small village situated near the Sholingur Railway Station…

The Land of Ghee and Sarees
The Land of Ghee and Sarees

Rasipuram is a Municipality town situated in the state, Tamilnadu…

When You Are Ready to Surf in India
When You Are Ready to Surf in India

At the tip of India, in the state of Tamil…

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