VARKALA BEACH KERALA
|Varkala is a sea side resort, as well
as an important Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High cliffs
with rich mineral springs rise majestically from the coastline.
The 2000 year old Janardana Swamy Temple and the Nature
Centre are the two main attractions of Varkala Beach.
High cliffs border the excellent beach.
Varkala is a beautiful beach that has a more than 2000
years old shrine of Lord Vishnu. This beach of Kerala
is rich in mineral water springs that are known for their
A dip in the holy waters of Varkala beach is believed
to purge the body and the soul of all the sins hence the
name 'Papanashini' for this shore. At the break of dawn
following the new moon in the Malayalam month of 'Karkidakam',
thousands offer 'Vavu Bali', a ritual believed to help
the souls of ancestors rest in peace.
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