Lakshadeepam …

Just witnessed the Lakshadeepam festival at Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple. This happens once in six years. 100,000 lamps are lit. All the four Vedas are recited. Overwhelmed…. detailed blog post tomorrow. No phones or cameras are allowed so just a couple of pics from the outside. East Gate main entrance – pic taken yesterday South Gate … Read more

Third time lucky!!

Yesterday we reached Thiruvananthapuram around 1.30 pm and took a taxi to our hotel, Swades My Home. The first thing that struck us was, Thiruvananthapuram seemed to be in some sort of time wrap … the roads were barely two lane and lots of potholes dotted the entire distance. Our driver gamely told us, the … Read more