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Thrissur Pooram 2023 Date - Importance of Thrissur Pooram Festival - Elephants - Chenda Melam

Two rows of caparisoned elephants facing each other separated by a sea of humanity is the image that comes to the mind when Thrissur Pooram is mentioned. Thrissur Pooram 2023 date is April 30. The Trichur Pooram festival, referred as the Mother of all Poorams, is annually observed in the Malayalam month of Medam (April – May) and is noted for traditional Kerala music like Chenda Melam. Poorams are festivals held in Hindu temples in Kerala and the highlights being caparisoned elephants and Panchavadyam – a classical performance of five musical instruments. On the Thrissur Pooram day, the deities of the temples in and around Thrissur town pay customary visit to the Vadakkumnathan Temple on caparisoned elephants accompanied by the music of Chenda Melam and Panchavadyam. The most important processions are that of the Thiruvambadi Sri Krishna Temple and the Paramekkavu Devi Temple . Apart from the two major temples, eight minor temples participate in the pooram. It

Hinduism – The Abode Of Harmonious Coexistence Of Religions

Hinduism, by virtue of its recognition of the inevitable plurality of the expressions of spiritual truth, contributes to the attitude of tolerance and strengthens the idea of the harmonious coexistence of all religions. All religions owe their inspiration to the personal insights of their founders. Unlike other religions, ‘Hinduism is not a ‘founded’ religion. Hinduism has no human founder like other religions of the world. It is verified experience of a large number of Rishis. Its distinctive characteristic has been its insistence on the inward life of the spirit. The ultimate ground of Hinduism is spiritual experience and not an authority. Rabindranath Tagore rightly distinguishes between a second hand religion – that of mere tradition – and the first hand religion of personal experience. Hinduism is of the latter class. For Hinduism, religion is salvation; it is more a transforming experience than a notion of God. Real religion can exist without a definite conception of the deit

7 May 2022 Tithi – Panchang – Hindu Calendar – Good Time – Nakshatra – Rashi

Tithi in Panchang – Hindu Calendar on Saturday, 7 May 2022 – It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in most regions. It is Shukla Paksha Sashti tithi or the sixth day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 11:18 AM on May 7. Then onward it is Shukla Paksha Saptami tithi or the seventh day during the waxing or light phase of moon till 12:58 PM on May 8. (Time applicable in all north, south and eastern parts of India. All time based on India Standard Time.  Good – Auspicious time on May 7, 2022 as per Hindu Calendar – Good and auspicious time on the entire day.  Nakshatra  – Punarvasu or Punartham nakshatra till 9:18 AM on May 7. Then onward it is Pushya or Poosam or Pooyam nakshatra till 11:33 AM on May 8. (Time applicable in north, south and eastern parts of India).  In western parts of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, north Karnataka and south Rajasthan), Punarvasu or Punartham nak