Kerala: Welcome to God’s Own Country

The God’s Own Country Kerala situated on the Malabar Coast of south-west India was formed on 1st November 1956 by the States Reorganization Act. Kerala is known for its sun-kissed beach and the misty hill stations. The Kerala state is surrounded by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the south and southeast, Arabian Sea towards the west and Western Ghats on the East. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of the great place Kerala. Kochi and Kozhikode are other major cities in Gods Own Counrty.

Kerala display the everlasting attractiveness of the palm fringed beaches of Kovalam and Varkala, the heaving hills of Munnar and Vagamon, the peacefulness of the perfect backwaters of Kumarakom and Kuttanad and the charming woods and forests of Thekkady and Silent Valley imparts a mind blowing experience to everyone. Kerala is well-known as God’s own country as God has kindly bestowed this land with the bounty of nature.The great and awesome state Kerala has a history which goes back more than numerous millennia. Stone Age carving in Edakkal Caves had graphic writings believed to be dating to at least 5000 BC, from the Neolithic man, representative the existence of a primitive culture or settlement in this state.

Kerala had established itself as a main spice trade center from as early as 3000 BC. 3rd Century BC- Emperor Asoka the Great rock inscription attests to a Keralaputra. Around 1 BC- Kerala was ruled by Chera Dynasty, which traded with the Greeks, Romans and Arabs. 14th century – The Tamil Chera dynasty, Ays and the Pandyan Empire were the traditional rulers of Kerala whose patriarchal dynasties ruled. 8th century- Adi Shankara was born in central Kerala, who travelled expansively crossways the Indian subcontinent, establishing institutions of Advaita Vedanta philosophy. In 1795- Kerala was under British dominion. The year 1956- Post independence, the state of Kerala was created from the former state of Travancore-Cochin, the Malabar district of Madras State, and the Kasaragod taluk of Dakshina Kannada.The year 1957- Kerala is the first place in the world to have a democratically elected Communist Party.

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Ramadan Kareem Wallpapers and Pictures

Ramadan Kareem:  A Day of Spiritual Celebration

The Month of Ramadan brings all Muslims together. Ramadan is an important month for all Muslims. Ramadan is an Islam’s holy month, occurs as the Islamic calendar’s ninth month. Its meaning is due to the fact that the Qur’an is said to have been first revealed in this month. ‘Lailut ul Qadr’ is the name given to the specific night on which the Prophet Muhammad received the revelation, and according to Muslim tradition to pray on this night is more meritorious than many months of worship. Many mosques during the Taraweeh prayers will recite a portion of the Muslim holy book each night of Ramadan.

The month of Ramadan has been blessed by Allah, Muslims believe that good deeds will bring a greater reward than at other times of the year. Ramadan lasts for 29 or 30 days depending on the sighting of the new moon. The month of Ramadan is meant to teach Muslims patience, tolerance and modesty. Ramadan is a month for spiritual teaching during which all Muslims pray and fast for Allah. The significance of the month of Ramadan for Muslims is great because during this month Muslims pray for guidance to follow the right path, refrain from sins, devils temptations, any evil thoughts or deeds and to purify themselves by praying, doing good deeds and restraining themselves against any evil thoughts or actions.

Here are the beautiful Ramdan Wallpapers designs and photos for you. You can set this amazing and latest Ramdan Wallpapers designs and photos on desktop.

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Kerala: God’s Own Country

Kerala: God’s Own Country

The name “Keralam” comes from two words: “Kera” + “Alam”. (“Kera” means coconut (tree) and “Alam” means land or location). The State of Keralam was formed by the amalgamation of three regions: the Kingdom of Thiruvithamcoore (Travancore), the Kingdom of Kochi (Cochin), and the Province of Malabar.

Keralam – Gods Own Country

Keralam is a state in India. It is located on the south-western region of the country. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act bringing together the areas where Malayalam was the dominant language.

The state has an area of 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi) and is bordered by Karnataka to the north, Tamil Nadu to the south and the east and the Lakshadweep Sea towards the west. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital and largest city of Keralam. Kochi and Kozhikode are the other major cities. Keralam is also known for its many small towns that are scattered across the state, thus creating a higher density of population. There are 44 rivers flowing through Keralam, most of them are small and entirely fed by the Monsoons. The Keralam Backwaters, an interconnected system of brackish water lakes and river estuaries, lies behind the coast and runs virtually the length of the state.

Keralam is a popular tourist destination famous for its backwaters, Ayurvedic treatments and tropical greenery. Keralam has a higher Human Development Index than all other states in India. The state has a literacy rate of 94.59 percent, the highest in India. A survey conducted in 2005 by Transparency International ranked Keralam as the least corrupt state in the country. Keralam has witnessed significant migration of its people, especially to the Persian Gulf .

The National Geographic Traveler has quoted Keralam as India’s most verdant state with one of the world’s 50 “must see” destinations. “The god who made Keralam had a green thumb”, true to the popular Malayali saying, Kerala’s rich resources have long attracted visitors from across the oceans. It is in fact here that the first seafarers set foot on Indian soil.


Keralam, God’s Own Country, is a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. A state with 100% literacy, world standards of health, and a hard working, determined, dedicated population is always setting standards in all most all the spheres of its activity. In more modern times the Keralites have migrated in large numbers in search of employment to several foreign countries like United States, Malaysia and Singapore in South East Asia as well as to several countries of Africa and West Asia. The professionals of Keralam are among the most wanted experts in the fields of medicine, Information Technology etc.

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