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#Thiruvonam Every month, on the day the star of Shravanam falls, fasting is done. It is called Shravana Vratham. Among the 27 stars only Thiruvonam belonging to Vishnu & Thiruvadhirai belonging to Lord Shiva have the special prefix 'Thiru' which marks the respect for those stars. Image
It is customary for Vaishnavites to undertake the Thiruvona (Shravana) fast every month. Thiruvonam in Avani (Aug-Sept) month is very special. Kerala Hindus celebrate Onam festival in this month. When Vamana took incarnation, Maha Vishnu incarnated on Thiruvonam. Just with a Image
request of 3 ft of land He vanquished Mahabali's arrogance. After Bali agreed to give, Vamana became gigantic. Then the Supreme Lord forgave Maha Bali and appointed him as the Emperor of the Underworld. Maha Bali Chakravarty comes to Earth once a year to see the people of Kerala, Image
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Thechikkottukavu Ramachandran (born 1964) The majestic elephant fondly known as Raman is the tallest #Elephant in India (2nd tallest Asia).

The reverence given to these elephants by the devotees is mind boggling. #thrissurpooram #Kerala
VC: Arin Media
Location : Vadukkunathan Temple, Trissur, Kerala
🐘 Elephant is not just an Animal..
'Techikottu Ramachandran' from Vadukkunathan Temple, is an emotion for devotees!!
#TrissurPooram ImageImage
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"I shall leave my dreams in their argent air,
For in a raiment of gold and blue
There shall move on the earth embodied and fair
The living truth of you..."


(Art: Unknown)
"Storm is the dance of the locks of the God assenting to greatness..

Veiled in events he lives and working disguised in the mortal
Builds our strength by pain, and an empire is born out of ruins..”


(Art: Leslie Abraham)
"Yet all we dream and hope are memories treasured,
Are forecasts we misspell,
But of what life or scene he who has measured
The boundless heavens can tell.."


(Art: KaalChakra, Konark Sun temple)
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