The Chithirai festival in Madurai is among the world’s longest annual celebrations (lasts for about a month). It is celebrated in an attempt to unite the Vishnavites and the Shaivites.
The Dravidian tradition is immensely rich. It is believed that the South Indian culture is in spirit the celebration of the entire universe. What is fascinating about South Indian you ask? Well there is so much that a single article fails to do justice to the enigma that this peninsular region is for India.
India is a land of temples; the land of strong religious and spiritual faith encompassed with temples everywhere, from the hills to the shores. Here you’ll find temples in every form whether large monumental structures or little stone buildings, each having their own significance.