Fastivals Of Coorg Coorg has been called the ‘Scotland of India’ and ‘Kashmir of the South’ by the people who have visited it and been enchanted. It is beautiful hill country most of which is between 3000 and 4000 feet high. The tallest mountain peak(Tadiandamol) is around 6000 feet high. Kodagu (formerly Coorg) is a treat for the eye, with its green forests, greener coffee estates and pale green rice valleys.
Coffee plants need both heavy and light shade to grow well, therefore, most coffee estates resemble dappled forests. Language: Coorg language is called ‘Kodava Thak, a language without script & a mixture of Malayalam, Tamil & Kannada. Festival of Coorg: Dasara: Beautifully lit Tableaus with statues of Gods are taken on a procession on the Vijayadashami day in September-October.
It is said that after Mysore, Madikeri is the most sought after destination for Dasara celebrations. Kailpodhu: Usually celebrated during the first week of September, this festival marks the completion of the planting & ploughing. On this day, all weapons like guns, swords, daggers etc. are cleaned and worshipped. Pork (Pandhi) curry and Liquor (Kallu) forms an inevitable part of all Coorg celebrations. Cauvery Sankramana: River Cauvery is one of the most important deities worshipped by the Kodavas.
This festival is celebrated in the month of October every year on the “Tula Sankramana” Day. Thousand flock to witness the upsurge of water in the small holy tank & take a holy dip. Every household in Coorg will have a bottle filled with the holy water from the small tank.
Puthari This is the harvest festival of Coorg. Celebrated during the month of November/December, the first harvest is done on the full moon day. A part of this harvested paddy with straw is kept in every house for the rest of the year to mark prosperity.
The harvesting is followed by a grand feast (which includes a sweet rice payasam made out of the new rice) & a lot of dancing & bursting of crackers. Accommodation in Coorg There are a number of hotels in coorg where you can get food and accommodation for your weekends. Try to find stay in Coorg with perfect location and picture view of temples which will make your stay more Wonderful and full of religious.
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