Is it that literacy is incompatible with Faith and value systems? Probably the writer of the article is more learned than Max Planck, Einstein,Nicholas Tesla, Einstein, Issac Newton. 2. Kerala is probably the only place where Mariarchical system was followed and is followed.
In this heat, people are not aware that the Sabarimala Temple was set fire to and the Idol was disfigured.
Dharma Sastha, populaly known as Lord Ayyapa is considered to be the Custodian of Dharma in Kali Yuga. His Temple at Sabarimala attracts millions of pilgrims during the Makar Sankaranthi where a Divine Orb appears in the sky when the Arthi is performed . Of the temples of Kerala for Ayyappa, the … Continue reading Ayyappa, Sastha Temples Kerala List
The largest congregation of Women in a single place at one time was witnessed in Attukallu Bhagavathy Amman Temple, Kerala,India. Attukal Pongala (Attukal Ponkala) is the most reputed festival of this temple, which attracts devotees from all parts of India. Tens of hundreds of women devotees throng together on the day of Pongala with their offerings to the Goddess and to seek blessings. The festival commences on Karthika day of Malayalam month Makaram-Kumbham (February-March).
Recently I was told to visitan Ayappa temple run By Aiyappa Sangam in Tiruchi. I have seen some of the Ayyappa temples in places other than Sabarimala. Most of them start with good intentions and discipline and time takes a toll on both. "3 km from the Bus Stand, Located near the district court of Trichy, is a peaceful temple and attracts many people in all week days. This temple is famous for its discipline and neatness. Special pooja’s for unmarried, child expecting peoples. Open : 5 a.m. to 10.50 a.m. & 5 p.m. to 8.50 p.m." The temple in located near the Court. Absolute Silence is what one notices and of course cleanliness. There no shouting calling out the Names of God nor is the habit of Dakshina in the 'plate' If your mobile phone rings inside the temple premises, it is confiscated and returned you after 48 hours and a Notice is put out to this effect. Wise and insightful sayings are put up on the Wall. All instructions to the Devotees are in a polite , yet firm language. If you want to feel Divinity please visit this temple. The poojas are an experience.