Karkidaka Vavu Bali

"The Vavu Bali is a Hindu ritual performed to appease ancestors. This ritual takes place during the Malayalam month of Karkkidakam, which falls in July or August. People perform special rituals at homes and on the premises of temples as part of the Vavu Bali ceremony. In certain parts of Kerala, Vavu Bali is held as a mass event, with the most notable ceremonies taking place on the banks of the Pe....
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It is mandatory for the person performing the bali to take rice or rice made food only once on the day before the day of the ritual. This peculiar practise is called orikkal in Malayalam (meaning once). A priest will be appointed to guide the person in performing the rituals. Taking a dip in the sacred water before and after the ritual is necessary. Generally bali is performed by the men but on rare occasions women also take part in the ritual.

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Pradeep Chandran
Tourist Information Officer
Department of Tourism

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All over Kerala
Date Time

17 Jul 2023 - 17 Jul 2023

6:00 AM - 10:00 PM




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