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KERALA, The God's Own Country...

KERALA is a state in India. It is located on the south-western region of the country. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act bringing together the areas where Malayalam was the dominant language. Kerala is today one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. Today Kerala Tourism is a global super brand and is recognized as a pioneer and trend setter in the country.


Nehru Trophy Boat Race

The Nehru Trophy Boat Race on the Punnamda Lake, near Alappuzha, held on the second Saturday of August every year, is the most competitive and popular of the boat races. On the day of this fiercely fought boat race, the tranquil lake front is transformed into a sea of humanity with an estimated two lakh people, including tourists from abroad, coming to watch the event. For the people of each village in Kuttanad, a victory at this race for their village boat is something to be celebrated for months to come.


Payippad Boat Race on 30 August 2015

The venue of this boatrace festival is Payippad backwaters, near Payippad in Alappuzha district This is another spectacular boat race of Kerala held annually on the Payippad River in Alappuzha. The boat race commemorates the legend associated with the installation of the idol at the Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, Haripad. The legend says that the villagers once had a vision, which directed them to a whirlpool in Kayamkulam Lake where they discovered the idol of Sree Subramanya. The Payippad Boat Race is held every year to remember this event.

The race has the largest participation of snake boats after the Nehru Trophy boat race. Apart from the breathtaking race of the snake boats and other country boats the event is made more impressive by colourful water pageants.

Nearest railway station: Haripad, about 5 km.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 85 km from Alappuzha.

E M S Naboodiripad

E M SIn his nearly seven Febades of public life and revolutionary activities, E M S Namboodiripad left an indelible imprint on the progressive and working class movement of the country. As a young man, he became active in the social reform movement against caste. EMS was a brilliant Marxist theoretician. It was the EMS ministry which initiated the path-breaking land reform legislation and other democratic measures, till the ministry was dismissed undemocratically in 1959. In Kerala he was a legend in his lifetime who was adored and respected by all sections of the people.


Ramakalmedu, Idukki

Located in Idukki district of Kerala, Ramakalmedu is about 40 km from Thekkady, which is one of the popular wildlife destinations in Kerala. Traveling on the Thekkady-Munnar road, one can reach the captivating hills of Ramakalmedu in the Western Ghats, which is about 16 km from Nedumkandam. The place gets its name from the impressions of the feet found on the rock surface here, which is believed to be of Rama, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu, as told in the Indian epic Ramayana.


Festivals of Kerala

Kerala which is often referred to as 'God's Own Country' has a large number of Hindu temples. Many of the temples have unique traditions and most hold festivals on specific days of the year. Temple festivals usually continue for a number of days.

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AYURVEDA Treatment

Ayurveda is the traditional healing system of India, and a part of cultural inheritance. Ayurveda is considered as 'upaveda' of Atharva Veda.
Ayurveda means, it discuss Ayu ie. Life in its every aspects. It is not merely a science which deals with diseases and tratments or with a few combinations of them.

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Traditional Astrology

Kerala Astrology is considered to be one of the oldest most accurate and consistent forms of astrology over the world. It is a natural cosmic science based on real astronomy. In India where astrology is taken very seriously it is one of the most important gifts to the Indian culture.

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