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  Karkidakam Definition / Karkidakam Research
Karkidakam is the last month of the Malayalam calendar The Malayalam calendar is a Solar calendar.
Karkidakam is the last month of the Quick Facts about: Malayalam calendar Quick Summary not found for this subjectMalayalam calendar.
Karkidakam is the last month of the Malayalam calendar The Malayalam calendar is a lunar calendar.
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 Life & Leisure
In Malayalam era Karkidakam is the month of treatment and now-a-days it has become a passion of the people in and outside Kerala.
It is well known that the treatment during the month of Karkidakam is effective for many of the ailments.
Karkidakam has become a gift of God for ayurveda companies though the traditional belief is that it is a month of famine.
www.business-standard.com /common/storypage.php?hpFlag=Y&chklogin=N&autono=196223&leftnm=lmnu4&lselect=0&leftindx=4   (608 words)

  
 THE COMFORTS - Kerala >  Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At this ceremony, elephants are lined up on the first day of the Malayalam month of Karkidakam (May-June).
The month of Karkidakam is considered ideal for all kinds of rejuvenation therapies in Ayurveda, the Indian system of medicine.
One of the most important boat races in Kerala, Nehru Trophy Boat Race is an annual event conducted on the second Saturday of August every year, in the afternoon.
www.thecomforts.com /kerala_events.htm   (507 words)

  
 Navhind Times on the Web: Opinions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Malayalam calendar’s 1st month ‘Chingam’ itself burst with joy as it brings in brighten morning sunshine, after the dark, cloudy and dangerous rain that precede the month called ‘Karkidakam’ when most of the households from fisher folks, peasants, farming community and the working class/daily wage earners, reel under severe poverty and utter helplessness.
Fishing folks of the cost lines are the worst affected, as government impose a ban on trawling and the seas too remain violent.
Of course, while the people suffer in ‘Karkidakam’, due to the nature’s fury, paddy and other plantations get rejuvenated and strengthened to produce its fruits that are mostly harvested in ‘Chingam’.
www.navhindtimes.com /stories.php?part=news&Story_ID=110216   (1118 words)

  
 Oscon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This beach of Kerala is rich in mineral water springs that are known for their medicinal value.A dip in the holy waters of Varkala beach is believed to purge the body and the soul of all the sins hence the name 'Papanashini' for this shore.
At the break of dawn following the new moon in the Malayalam month of 'Karkidakam', thousands offer 'Vavu Bali', a ritual believed to help the souls of ancestors rest in peace.
Atop terraced cliffs with a stunning view of the coastline.
www.oscon.net /hotel-varkala.htm   (476 words)

  
 1Up India > Indian Beaches > Beaches in India > Beaches of Kerala
It is an popular pleasant beach with mineral water springs and with a beach resort.
The sea shore is called `Papanasm' and hundreds of Hindu devotees perform 'Vavu Bali' on new moon days of th Malayalam month of Karkidakam.
Varkala is 90 minutes away on the bus and a pleasant convenient place to stop for a night or more or an afternoon when travelling between Alappuzha or Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram.
www.1upindia.com /beaches/kerala.html   (1144 words)

  
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Reading the Blaveli, during the Malayalam month of Karkidakam, is a dying art.
Though the reading of the Blaveli is performed at the Hindu houses throughout the year, it is popular during the month of Karkidakam.
Little does one realise that this man carries with him a unique art form, which would very soon be obsolete if immediate steps are not taken to preserve it.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2003081401240200.htm&date=2003/08/14/&prd=mp&   (1013 words)

  
 St. Thomas's Jacobite syrian Church, Chengalam, kottayam, Kerala.
This leaded the formation of a new church named as St. Thomas Jacobite Syrian Church.
On 3rd July 1861 (Malayalam Calender 3rd Karkidakam Year, 1056) as per the Order of Mathew Mor Athanasious, Late Kaithayil Kurain Malpan laid the stone break ceremony and celebrated the holy Qurbana.
Initially the services started in a temporary shed and later converted into this present beautiful structure.
www.geocities.com /manchaj6/Stthomas-W.html   (499 words)

  
 Keralaonline.com - Dailydose - Spotlight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
agricultural economy of Kerala, the month of Karkidakam (between 17thJuly and 16th August this year) is usually a month for rest and recuperation of health.
The thavidappam cooked is called kanakappodi and one appam is called a pottu.Usually this ritual is carried out on muppattu Friday of the month i.e., third Friday of the month of Karkidakam.
Being a ritual both these programs are part of Bhagavathi preethi (or seva) Any how, this takes care of the vitamin requirements of the family.
www.keralaonline.com /dailydose/spotlight/display.asp?cap=ramayanaa.htm   (352 words)

  
 Irinjalakuda.com - kuttamkulam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The torch lighted at the ground spread fastly and deeply all over the country.
A harthal was conducted on 13th Karkidakam 1121 which was of full success.
On the first of November the "Maharaja" declared partial responsibility rule.
www.irinjalakuda.com /newHtml/kuttamkulam.htm   (226 words)

  
 Varkala Beach,Varkala Beach Guide,Varkala Beach Kerala Travel Guide,Beaches Guide of Kerala,Kerala Beaches ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This temple is believed to be between 800 - 2000 years old and is dedicated to Ayyappa.
new moon day in the month of 'Karkidakam', according to the Malayalam calendar is considered sacred.
Innumerable pilgrims come to Varakala Beach to pray and offer 'Vavu Bali', so that the souls of their relatives who have departed from this world, may rest in peace.
www.indiamart.com /rrindia/kerala/varkala-beach-tour.html   (542 words)

  
 Kerala Info Service-Looking for information on Kerala. This is the place. Trivandrum-hotels, hospitals, elections
Chingam(August-September) is the time of harvest in Kerala.
One is kaanam, which one presumes was the staple diet during the bad month of Karkidakam.
The other is an exhortion to spend even your last resource to be merry during Onam.
www.angelfire.com /nt/vmp/onam.html   (983 words)

  
 Mr Clean never made overseas visit- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
However he made not one visit, preferring to remain in the state or in Delhi.
All his "pleasure" was taking 10 days off every year in the month of "karkidakam", the Malayalam calendar (July-August), to undergo an ayurveda treatment for his famous spondylitis.
This year, he even cut down on the days, and attended the Assembly in session.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/msid-832579,prtpage-1.cms   (267 words)

  
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The drawing room of her home is bedecked with prizes and medals she has won.
She refuses to show her latest painting of Adi Vedan, a Theyyam (folk deity) that visits households during the Karkidakam month (July-August) proclaiming the arrival of prosperity.
The painting, her parents say, requires final touch-up.
www.hinduonnet.com /thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2004090400670300.htm&date=2004/09/04/&prd=yw&   (270 words)

  
 Welcome to Cannanore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Godaveri group of players confine their visits to agricultural families, thus emphasising the character of the play as a fertility rite.
Vedan Padal or Vedan Pattu is a peculiar ceremony observed in certain parts of the district during the monsoon month of Karkidakam (July-August) which coincided with the season of scarcity in Kerala in the olden days
Thalassery is the seat of the martial art Kalari Payattu, the forerunner of Karate and Kung-Fu.
www.kannoor.com /html/art.htm   (1810 words)

  
 The Hindu : Kerala / Thrissur News : Annual pilgrimage to `four temples' begins
THRISSUR: The annual pilgrimage to the Thriprayar, Koodalmanikyam, Payammal and Moozhikkulam temples began on Sunday.
The pilgrimage, called `Nalambala Darsanam,' is important during the Malayalam month of Karkidakam, when Lord Rama is worshipped and the Ramayana is read in every Hindu home.
The `Nalambala Darsanam' involves offering prayers at all the four temples on a single day, and is believed to deliver devotees from sins and grant them peace and joy.
www.hindu.com /2005/07/19/stories/2005071907920500.htm   (279 words)

  
 PAMPADY,KOTTAYAM Dist.KERALA.INDIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The temple is on a hill 1500 high from sea level.There are number of small wells and ponds around the temple.
In the month of Karkidakam, people conduct Vavubaliritual here.
Bhaskara Revivarma, the Cheraman Perumal built the temple.
www.expage.com /pampady   (406 words)

  
 Sugar companies cater to India’s (Malayalam) sweet tooth (Malayalam City)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Speaking to journalists onboard his special aircraft enroute to Washington he recalled the recent terrorist strikes in India and the UK and said global terrorism had to be recognised as a serious threat.
Kerala News GURUVAYUR: Thousands of devotees arrived here on Saturday for darshan at Sree Krishna temple on Sunday the first day of the Malayalam month of Karkidakam.
The pilgrims from other states en route to Sabarimala shrine from other states also had darshan at the temple.
www.malayalamcity.com /blog/sugar-companies-cater-to-indias-malayalam-sweet-tooth-2.html   (218 words)

  
 Events of Kerala   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Aanayoottu literally means feeding the elephants with specially prepared food, which is valued for its high medicinal value that is regarded vital for the well being of the elephants.
Elephants belonging to the temple management are lined up on a special day, during the Malayalam month of Karkidakam (May-June, which is considered ideal for all kinds of rejuvenation therapy.
Nearest railway station: Thrissur, a few minutes drive from the Thekkinkadu Maidanam.
www.keralatourism.org /index.jsp?resource=events&eventId=1646941232&month=6&year=2003   (155 words)

  
 Kaumudi Online Front Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Karkidakam has come...And now it is the time to read Ramayana
Some ministers will join NC (I) soon: Karunakaran
For General Enquiries get in touch with Deepu Sasidharan :
www.kaumudi.com /news/071705/home.stm   (473 words)

  
 Varkala Beach,Varkala Beach Tour,Beach in Varkala,Varkala Beach in Kerala,Varkala Beach Kerala,Varkala Beach ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A dip in the holy waters of Varkala beach is believed to purify body and the soul.
At the time of the Malayalam month of 'Karkidakam', thousands offer 'Vavu Bali', a ritual believed to help the souls of ancestors rest in peace.
Holidays Hub offers tour booking, and travel packages for Varkala.
holidayshub.com /kerala-india-travel/varkala/varkala-beach.html   (160 words)

  
 Mangalore: Former AIKP president RK Rao passes away (Malayalam) (Malayalam City)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
KOCHI: Close on the heels of its peers in Malayalam channel community, CPM-backed Malayalam Communications Ltd (MCL), which owns the Malayalam satellite
GURUVAYUR: Thousands of devotees arrived here on Saturday for darshan at Sree Krishna temple on Sunday, the first day of the Malayalam month of Karkidakam.
No prying from Ministry this time: National film award jury
www.malayalamcity.com /blog/mangalore-former-aikp-president-rk-rao-passes-away-malayalam-3.html   (211 words)

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