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#Thread about special hindu traidtions of #kerala
1. #SarpaKavu
is a traditional natural sacred space seen near traditional homes in Kerala. The site is believed to be inhabited by snakes, and the area usually contains a representation of Naga Raja
2. #Sarpampattu
A ritual art form performed at Sarpa Kavu (Serpent Grove), temples dedicated to Naga (Snake God) and also in many households. Performed and supervised by the people belonging to Pulluva Community.
3. #Sarpakalam
Sarpakkalam/ritual powder drawing will be drawn in the temporary thatched hut. Kalams such as Sarpayakshi Kalam, Nagayakshi Kalam, Ashtanaga Kalam will be visualized using multi-coloured powder by the pulluvan/ priest from Pulluva Community
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I am a Proud Hindu🕉️ from South India.

#Bhogi, #Pongal, #Kanuma #Ugadi/#Yugadi, #Puthandhu, #Vishu, #Bonalu, #Onam, #Bathukamma, #Atlatadde/#Atlataddi, #KarthigaiDeepam etc are Hindu🕉️ festivals & they're based on our Hindu calenders only.

DO NOT "Secularize" them bcoz

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you Le-Lis want to further your North-South divide by tying us to some fake regional pride.

Non-Hindus can celebrate Hindu🕉️ festivals in our way if they want but don't try to appropriate & disrespect our Hindu festivals-traditions.

DO NOT take our tolerance for granted.

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To stop @narendramodi, #Hindutva; many Anti-Hindu groups are destroying, demeaning South's Hindu culture.

E.g. Xtian missionaries are appropriating #Bathukamma🕉️ festival


While Islamist @asadowaisi mocking our #Bathukamma🕉️


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#TRIBECON begins #Pravara; felicitations to #AbhayBang @SearchGad & #sudarshan #VGKK for their inspiring work on #TribalHealth; @DrLahariya @whoindia among others felicitated
#abhayBang #healthsystem design for tribal communities need to be relooked for #UHC; strategies & schemes must adapt with local social & cultural context; recollects #Brainstorming with @DesirajuKeshav at @SearchGad leading to #ExpertCommittee #tribalhealth @TribalHealthIND
#TRIBECON #AbhayBang notes with happiness increasing interest in #tribalhealth research, yet this continues to be “off the beaten path”; congratulations to #pravara medical college in bringing this together; the proposed #Bandardhara declaration to improve #tribalhealth research
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#Kerala had anticipated #Nipah's return, so they examined all encephalitis deaths in the last year. It even led to identifying some other rare diseases: a patient in Malappuram was found to have the rare West Nile virus. There could've been no under-diagnosis, only over-diagnosis
An anecdote we didn't use—Kerala's Rajeev walked into central health secretary's office in Delhi few days after the West Nile case. "Rajeev tell me," she asked, "isn't Malappuram in Kerala?" “Yes,” he said. "If it is Kerala, we don't have to bother. You guys will take care of it"
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Shocking! 34 year old #Woman Civil #Police Officer (WCPO) Saumya dies on the spot after a man sets her on fire in broad daylight light in #Kerala's Mavelikara. More details awaited. Very disturbing . @ndtv
The accused is a #Kerala Civil #Police Officer himself . The woman cop, leaves behind three children. Reason for the attack is said to have been conflict over personal dealings.
The woman civil police officer was charred to death in broad daylight light. She leaves behind three minor children. The accused , a Civil Police officer himself , is admitted with 50% burns. #Kerala . @ndtv
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Modi Ji visited my state #Kerala on Jun 7th. 😊His visit to #Guruvayoor temple hs brought another one of d temples frm Kerala to d limelight. Did u knw that d temple is atleast 5000 yrs old n that d statue of deity ws brought in frm #Dwarka, jst b4 it submerged under d sea? 😃1/n
2/n Pic- Modi ji making d most famous offering at d temple-THULABHARAM. The temple hs seen myriads of rich men offering gold, equivalent to their weight,bt Modi ji chose to offer LOTUS flowers.Very thoughtful! Few days bck Shashi Tharoor ws injured by d same scale.
3/n #Guruvayoor temple is the 5th largest temple in India (going by the no. of devotees visiting the temple every year). At the temple, Modi ji used the digital payments method to donate Rs 39,421. Gr8 way of promoting digital India!
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ಯಾವುದನೋ ಹುಡುಕುವಾಗ ಏನೋ ಸಿಕ್ಕಿತು. ಜನ್ನನ ಯಶೋಧರ ಚರಿತೆಯಲಿ “ಭಾರತವರ್ಷ”ದ ಬಳಕೆ

#bhAratavarSha in #janna’s #yaSOdhara_carite (13th C CE)

SIrShAbharaNam dharegut-
karShaviLAsanada bhUmi sakaLajanakkam
harShamanIvudu bhArata
varShadayOdhyA suviShayadoL rAjapuram
The moonrise that’s the lustre of the boy’s teeth dispels sin which is a deluge of darkness, like moonrise dispels bees, thus folding the hearer’s hand lotuses(in respect)

Reminds of jayadEva’s #gIta_gOvindam
vadasi yadi kincidapi dantaruci kaumudi harati dara timiram atighOram
intembudumA kuvarana
dantaprabhe emba SItakaranudayadagha-
dhvAntaugha madhupa mAlike-
yan tolagise mugidudavana karasarasiruham

#yaSOdhara_carite #janna
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#Thread Family Doctors (Primary Care) Vs Speciality Care in #India
A few weeks ago, in response to a different thread ( ) there was a comment from @spinesurgeon that we need family physicians. (1/31)
Another comment in that thread by @VaradhKrish referred to the issue of patients going directly to specialists, bypassing primary care doctors. (2/31)
The problem of patients going to specialists directly, rather than to primary care/family doctors first and then being referred by them to specialists is one that requires a more in-depth analysis. (3/31)
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#LokSabhaElections2019
A personal experience from #Ernakulam
Given the long weekend here, I met my neighbours, friends, old colleagues to explain the good work of our PM & urge them to vote for BJP candidate @alphonstourism
Got some revealing patterns on how voters here think
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1. Church rules-The Elderly are aware of PM Modi's work & appreciative, but very few non-hindus said they'd vote for BJP.They said they have to vote as per what the Church said
2.The LDF supporters in the Community will vote for Hibi Eden since LDF nominee,P Rajeev is a Hindu
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On being asked why so,pat came the answer Ekm hasn't been represented by a non Christian!
I checked,only once a VV Menon in 1967,for last 52 years, only Christians have been MP fm here
So its community at the cost of party ideology & this from even educated, professionals!
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I got this complete list with names, phone numbers and addresses of 51 women aged 10-50 years who, #Kerala govt claims, entered #Sabarimala temple Friday afternoon. Two points on this: a) Why is the state's @cpimspeak govt leaking such details to the local media?... 1/n
2/n: Shouldn't the government be held responsible for such an act? Whether these women are 10-50 yrs old or actually even visited the temple is still a secondary issue. Leaking such lists puts them/ their everyday lives in danger.
3/n: I randomly called 2 phone numbers on the #Sabarimala women list leaked by #Kerala govt. In both the cases the individuals claimed they were over 50 years. In one case, 59 yrs and 50+yrs in the other - when both of them were listed in 40-50 yr age group. #electionsarecoming
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What happens when women defy patriarchy: Violent protests have paralysed southern Indian state of #Kerala after 2 women made history by entering a prominent Hindu temple.
One person was killed in clashes. Schools are closed & public transport suspended. bbc.com/news/world-asi…
The #Sabarimala temple was historically closed to women of "menstruating age" - defined as between 10 and 50.
The Supreme Court revoked the ban in September. On Wednesday, Bindu Ammini, 40, and Kanaka Durga, 39, entered the shrine around dawn and became the first women to do so.
The day before the two women made history by entering #Sabarimala temple, #Kerala had a historic protest for gender equality and against right-wing groups who oppose the Supreme Court’s lifting of the ban on women
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Big news: A day after #WomenWallKerala (officials said 5million women protested for gender equality) Bindu Ammini, 42 & Kanakadurga, 41, made history by becoming 1st women to enter Sabarimala temple since Supreme Court lifted ban on women under 50 in Sept scroll.in/article/907934…
The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala was historically closed to women of "menstruating age" - defined as between 10 and 50. Media reports said the head priest had ordered the temple closed for "purification". news.yahoo.com/two-women-ente…
Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga had tried to enter Sabarimala on December 24 but were prevented by protesters. Here’s a video with background on these women who made history today #Kerala #India #SabarimalaEntry #RightToPray
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I’m reading. ##Christianity in #India #History
When the Raja of Malabar spoke about how he wanted all religions to CO-exist , Menzes asked him to embrace Christianity. Raja responded- “If God had wished me be a Christian, I should have been so from my birth.” ..

Menzes writes- this has been Hindoos response to missionary
Portuguese Archbishop Menzes writes about #Hindus - “They believe that all religions come come from God, and conduct to the same end. The Brahmins believed the difference between their religion and that of Portuguese was abstinence from animal food. AD 1599
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BIG EXPOSE. GOVT ACCREDITED CONVERSION FACTORY IN KERALA. Please READ FULL THREAD.
#Kerala government runs a corporation by the name: Kerala State Development Corporation for Christian Converts from Scheduled Castes and the Recommended Communities Ltd. ( Attached RTI query )
Formed way back in Dec 03, 1980. Started with an authorised share capital of  Rs. 400,000,000

THIS IS AN ARM OF THE GOVT WORKING EXCLUSIVELY FOR CHRISTIAN CONVERTS FROM HINDU FAITH. It's objective is...
the social, cultural, educational and economical upliftment and  other living conditions of the Christian  Converts from Scheduled Castes and the Recommended Communities. 

Isnt this extreme discrimination metted out againt Hindu SC and ST.
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Historical Buddhist statue at the Mes Aynak site in #Kabul, #Afghanistan, #Buddhism
Centuries old "Ekamukhalinga " ( Lord Shiva) in #Afghanistan , now in #Kabul Museum !
#Hinduism
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Do I have followers in #Kerala? I was shown so much hospitality when I was there. So many people opened their homes to me, shared meals with me. I'd like to contribute to the flood relief efforts.
But I'm not sure which organization is doing the best job of matching contributions to those most in need. Has anyone in Kerala seen, for example, one of these flood relief kits? Are they useful? amazon.in/b?ie=UTF8&node… Is there a local organization you'd recommend more?
Perhaps you could recommend the best way, @TheKeralaPolice?
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Thread: Some #Kerala stats. Just a glimpse of where it stands in rel to the rest, for those who are riling against its "netas". Kerala does not have the kind of indignity and poverty that mark several Indian states. Instead, it is often compared with developed countries. Why?
Bcoz Kerala is characterised by high literacy, incomes and expanded individual choices.

Its literacy rate is 93.91%, among the highest rates in India. Average schooling in Kerala is eight to nine years, against four in the rest of India.
In the realm of demographic transition, it will take the rest of India at least 30 years to catch up with its average demographic statistics.
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#ThreadAlert
#KeralaFloods #KeralaFloodRelief
#Kerala #RebuildKerala #rebuildingkerala

Fighting the flood

A handy list from Society for Emergency Medicine - India

Prepared by Dr. Danish

Your house isn't your home anymore...

But let us help each other to rebuild...
1. Enter your hiuse at moening itseld when there is daylight.
2. Do not take children and elderly when you enter your house for the first time.

3. While entering make sure to wear thick boots or shoes as most common injury is trauma from sharp objects.
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Damn Dams!!

They created all hell in Kerala......

How many dams are there in Achecoil, Manimala & Meenachil which created havoc in Central Kerala?

ZERO

How much yield of Pamba River is impounded in the dams there?

JUST 10.4%

Blame it on dams!!
Come to the Northern Kerala.....

There you have the Great Chaliyar River, which flows through Kozhikode and Malappuram Districts.

How many dams are there is this Chaliyar River basin other than some small weirs?
ZERO.

Blame it on dams..
Why ur doing annual maintenance of Idukki machines whn the Monsoon is active?

Smart QN.

But understand that Idukki is meeting Kerala's peak energy demand, its annual maintenance are done during monsoon and its all machine are needed in summer whn demand high, not in monsoon
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Hello people, can you kindly collect all the filthy tweets of sanghis cursing #Kerala
Let us create a gallery of #ShittySanghiKeralaTweets here for @narendramodi to see.
Please keep attaching these tweets in a thread below this tweet.
Also RT this to get maximum results.
Someone sent me this also:
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#KeralaFloods might hv an astral connection, as it is believed #Kerala d land of #vamana celebrates every yr #Onam around this time, Onam falls on d birth #constellation of vamana i.e #Shravana nakshtra in which we had d longest total lunar eclipse of this century on 27/28 July
Like at a personal level for one who is born or associated with shravana constellation or Nakshtra d #Eclipse affects individually similarly it affects a region in this case #kerala at a mundane level astrally on human affairs that runs across d southern belt of #westernghats
Also #Kerala is a land blessed by d #serpents & d reason for its fertility is directly related to d blessings bestowed by #Nagas on #Parasurama in a barren land infested with sea salt, hence not respecting d blessings by cutting down forests on large scale in d name of developmnt
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