Category Archives: Coorg Festivals

Kaveri Sankramana

Kaveri Shankramana or Tula Sankramana Kaveri Sankramana festival normally takes place in mid-October and is one of the prominent and sacred festivals of the Coorgs. Kaveri Sankramana is celebrated at Talakaveri the birth place of river Kaveri. On Kaveri Sankramana … Continue reading

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Kailpodh

Kailpodh Festival Kailpold festival is celebrated during the end of the paddy sowing. Kail means weapon or armory and Pold means worship. The festival also signifies the day that men should prepare to guard their crop from wild boars and … Continue reading

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Puttari – The Harvesting Festival

Puthari: ‘Puttari’ means new rice, and Puttari or Huthari is the rice harvest festival in Coorg. Puthari is usually celebrated during end of November or early December. On the Puttari day, the whole family assemble in their ‘Ain Mane’ ( … Continue reading

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Dasara in Coorg

Dasara or Vijayadashami is celebrated with great frevor in Coorg. This ten days festival is celebrated in Gonikoppa, Virajpet and Madikeri but Madikeri tops the celebrations and seconds the Mysore Dasara in Karnataka. Madikeri Dasara has a history of over … Continue reading

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Kunde Habba

Coorg Kunde Festival Kunde Habba is a traditional festival of the tribal people in Coorg which falls on the fourth Thursday during the month of May. Kunde habba is celebrated by the tribes largely at Thithimathi and Devarapura of Virajpet … Continue reading

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Kakkada Padhinett

Ashaada 18th Kakkada is nothing but Ashada of the Kannadigas, Aati of the Tulvas and Aadi of the Tamils. The 18th day of Kakkada month is celebrated as the festival pertaining to Ayurvedic herbs. Kakkada month in Kodava calendar in … Continue reading

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