Take a Tour to Gods Own Country and Enjoy the Mesmerizing Lifestyle
Posted Sep 27 2013 11:03am
Kerala is known to be the Paradise of India embracing numerous tourism destinations like Munnar, Alleppy, Trivandrum and Kottayam etc. and avails scenic beauty with its marvelous forts and palaces, beaches, hill stations, backwaters, house boats, museums, temples and wildlife. But have you ever thought about its spectacularly different culture, lifestyle, dance, music, art and crafts…
Explore these marvelous ornaments of Kerala in your next tour which makes it a renowned tourism Destination.
Kerala’s culture is a fusion of Dravidian and Aryan cultures that came into being in different centuries after being influenced from numerous parts of the world. It has a distinct identity with its organic stability and antiquity secured lively by Malayalees. Today’s Modern Kerala has numerous people who had migrated from distinct parts of India during its classical ancient times.
Art and Performances
The local traditional classical art and performances comprises of type of Sanskrit play or theatre along with a UNESCO considered and nominated as the human heritage art ‘Kathakhalei’ in which Katha means ‘story’ and Kali means ‘performance’ which is a 500 years old type of dance. Some of the other form of arts contains Koothu and mohiniyaatam. While some of the important Keralite art forms include Thullal, Padayani and Theyyam. A few tribal forms of arts consist of Kummattikali, Kannyar Kali dances, oppana and Margam Kali.
Ragas and Talas are the poetic and devotional forms of music which hold an important place in the culture of India which overpowers the classical musical types. Other music’s of Kerala include Sopanam, Melam sung with chenda (a musical instrument) and Panchavadyam.
Sports and Martial Arts
The place has its own native renowned form of martial art called Kalarippayattu taken from Kalari means ‘threshing floor or battle field’ and Payattu means ‘practice or exercise.’ Some of the other ritualistic form of arts involves Theyyam, Poorakkali.
The Literature of Kerala originated in 14th centaury brought by the Niranam poets which helped in developing both the native as well as modern form of poetry. Kavithrayam, a form of poem by the triumvirate of poets are known for taking the poems away from the ancient culture to romantic poetry.
The Legends of Kerala comprises of fundamentals that are taken from the customary lifestyle of Kerala, their rituals, traditions and customs which are revealed in the arts and songs of the people of Kerala.
Although the best Kerala tour deals depend on the season of visit, number of travelers and packages of tour along with the mode of transport but the marvelous land of beautiful art, culture and tradition are worth to be explored. So, get ready to have a pleasant tour of God’s own country.