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Cheena Kottaram to get a makeover

KOLLAM: Cheena Kottaram or China Palace, the architecture marvel at Kollam built during the reign of erstwhile Travancore king Sree Mulam Thirunal Rama Varma in the year 1904, has been facing neglect for the last several years. The 112-year-old ... Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Palpayasam price hike irks devotees

ALAPPUZHA: Resentment is brewing among devotees of centuries-old Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple over the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) hiking the price of Palpayasam from Rs 100 to Rs 160 a litre disregarding the Kerala High Court's views against ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
The Hindu

Empire of the ants

Ant enthusiasts Kalesh Sadasivan and Manoj Vembayam of Travancore Natural History Society are leading a systematic survey of the ants in Kerala To most of us they are just, well, ants; those pesky little critters found everywhere. In the eyes of ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Gulf Manorama

Travancore's Navaratri procession: when gods call on Padmanabha

Each and every festival has its own unique customs, rituals and traditions. The Navarathri celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram are unique not just because it crosses the state borders, but because it is all about deep-rooted faith. The festivities ...
 Gulf Manorama39 minutes ago

Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram: A royal treat

Elegant palaces, sprawling rubber estates and lakeside reveries It was renowned artist Raja Ravi Varma who first piqued my curiosity about the Travancore region, once a princely state. I have been an admirer of his work for many years, enamoured ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Times of India

Onam: Vamana temple celebrates Mahabali

KOCHI: The `revisionist' call to celebrate Onam as Vamana Jayanti, or the birthday of Lord Vamana - considered to be the fifth incarnation of Lord Vishnu -may have stoked an outrage, but a temple for the deity here has no doubt about the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Manorama Online

Why is #Onasadya the all-time favorite feast?

As Onam draws closer, we long for the Onasadhya (Onam feast), the typical feast that is one of the hallmarks of onam. All Malayalees might agree with me if I say that the chef who designed the Onasadhya was the greatest the world has ever seen.
 Manorama Online2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Of cows, courts and princes

From golden bovines to poisoned sweat, rulers have employed every inventive trick in the book to elevate themselves from mortal ordinariness to divinely sanctioned magnificence Sometime in 1659, residents of the temple town of Madurai found ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Onam on a leaf

What's cooking in Onasadyas across Kerala Mouths have already begun watering in anticipation of the mother of all festive feasts in Kerala the Onasadya. If you thought it was, simply, rice served with a few vegetarian curries and a couple of ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

And Onam is here, officially

The traditional Athachamayam procession will be taken out in Thripunithura today The Onam season has officially got under way, with the municipality of Thrikkakara, the official seat of the deity of Onathappan, organising the customary procession ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
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