Thrissur Pooram festival

News:Thrissur Pooram festival has been cancelled for the first time due to Coronavirus pandemic. Facts: Thrissur Pooram also known as mother of all festivals is a seven day annual Hindu festival conducted in Kerala.  It was started in the 18th Century by Sakthan Thampuran, the Maharaja of erstwhile Kochi. During the festival, Paramekkavu Devi temple… Continue reading Thrissur Pooram festival

Thrissur ‘Pooram’ festivities begin with Raman’s entry

The Thrissur Pooram festival in Thrissur, Kerala has begun with the ‘Vilambaram’ ritual. The Thrissur Pooram is an annual 7day Hindu festival celebrated in the Malayalam month of Medam (April-May). It is celebrated on the Pooram day – the day when the moon rises with the Pooram star in the Malayalam Calendar month of Medam.… Continue reading Thrissur ‘Pooram’ festivities begin with Raman’s entry

SC nod for firecrackers at Kerala fest

The Supreme Court has allowed two temples in Kerala- Thiruvambady Devaswom and Paramekkavu Devaswom -to display fireworks during the Thrissur Pooram festival. The judgement comes in the backdrop of a plea submitted by the temples before the SC to exempt the traditional fireworks of Thrissur Pooram from its verdict delivered in October 2018. In October… Continue reading SC nod for firecrackers at Kerala fest