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Beaches

Tamil Nadu is known especially for its blue beaches and sunny skies. Some of south India's spectacular beaches More...


7DX Theatre

The 7DX Theatre located near Mahabalipuram bus stand screens India's first and only historical 7DX movie, Pallava Dynasty - A time travel.. More...


VGP Snow Kingdom

Hot. Humid. Summer, 12 months of the year! These are some of the words you may associate with Chennai. But VGP Snow Kingdom, a snow leisure family entertainment centre.. More...


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ImgNavarathri : It is a Nine day festival widely celebrated throughout India. The term Navratri literally means Nine Nights. It is the worship of Divine Mother Shakthi. She is worshipped in different forms and incarnations. Women at home arrange a Thematic Doll exhition Called Kolu and invite near and dear to view that. In temples, Goddess Devi is Worhipped and it is believed, we invoke the energy aspect of God in the form of Durga Lakshmi and Sraswathi, who represent Power, Wealth and Knowledge. Populary celebrated Navrathri is in the month of every year at the beginning of Winter during Purattasi Month [Sept –Oct]. Temples, Mutts and Religious establishments celebrate another Navratri during the summer called as Vasantha Navarathri. It is said these two Navratri’s occur at two very important junctures of climatic change and solar influence.

imgImgDeepavali Festival : It is called as Festival of Lamps celebrated in the month of Aipasi [Oct-Nov]. It is a festival of prayer to greet Goddess Lakshmi to bestow prosperity and wealth. Legend says: Lord Krishna destroyed Narakasura on the day before Depavali and as wished by the demon, Lord Krishna ceded his request and blessed that this day will be celebrated by one and all in the country as Deepavali to remove the darkness. On this day the homes are lit with lamps that brings brightness. New dresses, Firing of Crackers and distribution of Sweets are the order of the day. Both young and Old fire crackers and enjoy the festival. Every one exchanges seasons greetings and varieties of Sweets and gifts.

Karthigai Deepam  :
This is celebrated in the month of Karthigai. In all the house holds, lamps made out of mud is lit and placed all round the house to give a very divine look. It is also celebrated in all the Siva Temples in the State and all over India with reverence. This festival also relates to Lord Murugan called as Karthigeya as mentioned in Skanda Puranam. Special sweets are made and offered to God and also distributed to one and all. The Popular Karthigai deepam is the colourful Festival of Tiruvannamali Temple where a very huge deepam is lit on top of the hill that is visible miles and miles away from the Tiruvannamali Hillock. On the same day or the day before, they light the BHARANI DEEPAM on the Bharani Star and Later on the KARTHIGAI deepam is lit on the Hills on Karthigai Star. This festival is witnessed by millions of devotees in person and also through live telecast of Television Channels.

Tea and Tourism Festival - Nilgiris: Tea and Tourism are inseparable twins of Nilgiris District. With the initiatives of the Tourism Department, Government of Tamil Nadu along with Ministry of Tourism , Government of India, the Tea and Tourism Festival is being held annually. The tourism department arranges: Cultural Programs, visits to Tea Estates and Factories, other entertainment events to add colour to this annual Festival. Tea lovers around the globe converge in Nilgiris during the festival period. Certainly, this is an occasion that should not be missed.


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