Malayalam New Year : A traditional ritual of opening eyes in front of Lord Vishnu
According to the Kollam Era and Malayalam Calendar, Malayalam New Year is remarked as the very first day of Chingam month.
In the Indian State of Kerala, the Malayalam New Year, popular as Vishu is greatly admired and notable festival. In the Gregorian calendar, it has been depicted that Malayalam New Year appears in the middle of the month- August.
Malayalam New Year is celebrated more than a religious event in South-India. This New Year occasion showers good luck, fortune and prosperity for the Malayalis.
Malayalam New Year – Significance of Malayalam New Year:
There is a traditional custom followed by avid devotees as on the propitious day of Malayalam New Year they believe to open their eyes in front of divine Vishukkani God.
As a part of religious ritual in Malayalam Calendar, it is mandatory to worship and to take a glance (Darshana) of beloved divinity- Lord-Vishnu as a first thing early in the morning on the occasion of Vishu (Malayalam New Year).
The Vishu occasion or Malayalam New Year holds an immense essence for Kerala populace as one gets tremendous chance to spend their valued time with the loved ones.
This festival is a symbol of opulence and happiness in a significant way. It brings in great delight and intense excitement as this day enlightens the importance of three basic necessities of life-food shelter and clothes.
Malayalam New Year also gives a spiritual knowledge about the education and how to maintain a good relationship with your beloved ones. Worshippers vow to focus on their vision and to plan their future with wisdom throughout the year. They
Malayalam New Year is also a fresh new start filled up with gaiety and splendour. The people try to forget their past and commence a new beginning towards life. It is not just a favourable day for Malayalis but also a religious day for all south-Indian peeps around globe.
Malayalam New Year – Celebration of the most happening day for Malayalis:
During Malayalam New Year, commemoration is being observed on a great scale at different places. After taking traditional bathe, both the youngsters and the elder members of the family adore with new costumes. Gallop special cuisines and sweetmeats on this day prepared with seasonal fruits and vegetables such as- mango, jackfruits, banana, coconut and gourd. The specialty about this festival is that the ingredients are added in equal proportion in every dish and thus has uniform consistency of sweetness, bitterness, and sourness etc.
As per Kerala News, it has been displayed that it is very uniquely celebrated in South-Indian vicinity and thus has a great significance religious as well as spiritual.
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