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Live Action at Sree Peralassery Temple- Kannur- India

Peralassery Subrahmanya Swami Temple,

In 2015 I spent four months vsiitng the Southern states of India. Whilst stopping in Kerela I visited Kannur, firstly to witness the Theyyam rituals and an added bonus to see the annual festival of Kodiyettam, which is celebrated in December

This is live action video and is unedited or post production applied.

The Temple is located at Mundalur, a 14 km short ride from kannur, on kuttuparamba road. and we were taken there by the same driver that took us to all the Theyyyam rituals we witnessed in the Kannur district.

Main offerings at this temple are Mutta Oppikal (offering hens eggs to snake deity ) and Sarpabhali.Its believed that lord Sri rama has visited this place while he was going through in search of Sita.The main deity of the temple is lord Subrahmanya, but this temple also has deity of lord Sriram, lord Ayyappan and lord Ganapathy.

The Temple Elephant is principle in this ceremony and is a growing sign of only auspicious Temples that now keep them.

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Alappuzha Beach Kerela

In 2015 I spent four months touring the Southern states of India, stopping in Kerela, not just for the famous town of Cochin, but some of the lesser well known destinations.

Known as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha has always basked a major place in the maritime history of Kerala. Alappuzha (Alleppey) is a landmark between a network of rivers flowing into it and the Arabian Sea.

Tourists visit here to hangout and relax as it has tremendous and tempting natural beauty all around. This place has huge network of freshwater rivers, meandering lakes, and lagoons.

Alappuzha beach is a famous picnic spot and so it's a favorite gateway for locals. It also still has its derelict 140 year old Pier!

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Mini Taj Mahal

Bibi Ka Maqbara: The "Mini Taj Mahal" Was one of those "must see places" when I was in Aurangabad in Maharashtra- India in 2010. Although many people call it the "poor man's Taj" I actually thought it was stunning in it's own right. With just a beautifully laid out gardens and intricate carvings on the building itself. Definitely not one to miss if you are there.

Info courtesy of https://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/travel/bibi-ka-maqbara-the-taj-of-the-deccan : A beautiful mausoleum made by a son for his mother. Prince Azam Shah (son of the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb) constructed this lookalike of Taj Mahal for his mother Rabia-ul-Daurani. Because of its resemblance with the Taj Mahal of Agra, it is often referred as the ‘Taj of the Deccan’.

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