Padayani- Editors’ Pick (Photo Desk)

Padayani- Editors’ Pick (Photo Desk)

A Snap from Kerala, India-
Padayani, a traditional folk art form of Kerala.

Picture Courtesy: Prabeesh Nayar, Indiain Desk


Kerala, the paradise calling you…

Kerala, the paradise of the earth in South India, also known as God’s own country, is magical Destination. Every knook and corner offers a magical visual wonder to its visitors.

Kerala is blessed with the beauty of Mother nature. Keralam means the land of coconut trees in the regional language. The most fascinating hill stations like Munnar ( Really a paradise with the charm of tea gardens and the pleasant climate), Waynad, Ponmudi, Kuttikanamand Devikulam, charming back waters , house boats, placid lakes, fresh water fishing, Chinese fishing nets, beaches, fisher folks, sea food , boat races, water falls, lakes, spice plantations, teak, tea and coffee estate, tropical forests, paddy fields, amazing village life, Ayurveda: an ancient system of healing closely related to mother nature, spectacular temple festivals like Thrissur pooram, Uthralikkavu pooram, Chinakkathur pooram, Nenmara Vallangi vela, Arattupuzha pooram, Ochira festival and Thipunithura Athachamayam , Vibrant dance and art forms like Kathakali (A classic dance form), Theyyam, Padayani, Mohiniyattam, Ottam thullal, Chakyar koothu, Nangyar koothu, Mayoora nritham and Poothanum thirayum, unique architecture, attire and jewellery, mouthwatering cuisine especially Kerala Sadhya: a traditional feast on a plantain leaf with unique kerala dishes like Olan, Kalan, ishtu, Sambhar, Eriseri, Koottukari, Aviyal, Pappadam, Inchikari, Pachadi, Naranga kari, Moru, Rasam and Payasam, Kappa and Karimeen porichathu, Toddy, Meen mulakittathu… the list goes on.

Come, experience the fascinating charm of the magical land called Kerala.

Kerala Accolades

One of the ten paradises in the world – National Geographic Traveller

50 places of a lifetime – National Geographic Traveller

State of enlightenment – National Geographic Traveller

One of the 100 great trips for the 21st century – Travel & Leisure

Where India flows at a relaxed pace – The New York Times

Voyage of Enchanting Hours – Condé Nast Traveller

Worth the Journey – Time


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