Author Archives: Priya Thomas

Vishu Festival and the Equinox Day

Vishu Festival and the Equinox Day

Vishu is a traditional festival of Kerala, the part of India where I live. It is the celebration of harvest and regarded as the birth of a new year. Vishu falls on the 1st of the month of Medam in the Malayalam calendar, which is mid April, our summer month, when flowers, fruits and vegetablesContinue Reading

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