God’s own country? How Kerala got the name? Kerala located in South india in an extra ordinary land with almost all elements of nature. Kerala is the 100% literate state in India is also famous for tour and tourism. Poets wrote poems about this state and many writers find hard to express the full beauty of this place.Nestled between the pristine waters of the Arabian sea on the west and the lush Western Ghat mountains on the east, its intense network of rivers and lagoons, thick forests, exotic wildlife, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters and a long shoreline of serene beaches make it a traveler’s paradise. God’s own country! Paradise !!! The rich cultural heritage, the dance form and the essence of music are so impressive that the tourist will be spell bound by this magic features of kerala. The literary meaning of Kerala is “the land of coconuts”. “Kera” in Malayalam (the language of Kerala) means coconut. As Kerala is abundant with coconut plants, it naturally got the name Kerala. In Kerala, you can find Coconut trees everywhere. The state has such wonderful and magnificent attractions beyond one’s imagination.
5 reasons why Kerala is indeed God’s Own Country
Religion and cultural values:
According to the Hindu Mythology, Lord Parsurama who was an Avatar of Vishnu once threw his axe from Kanyakumari towards the north and thus a land arose from the ocean which is now known as Kerala. This story literally makes Kerala “God’s own country”.
Gift of nature:
Kerala is gifted with the some of the best flora and fauna. It is a land with diverse landscapes. The serene beaches especially the Kovalam beach, dense forests of Nilambur and Periyar, picturesque Athirappilly Waterfalls, the royal backwaters of Allepey and the beautiful tea plantation of Munnar make this place gods too must love to reside.
Kerala cuisine is mouth-wateringly yummy and certainly unique. Rice is the staple diet and non-vegetarian food can be found in abundance. Kerala is famous for the Sadya. It is a traditional feast with rice, sambar, Thoran, Olan and varieties of pickles and coconut chutneys. Seafood cooked in coconut gravy is something that you must try in Kerala.
Best Ayurvedic Treatment
Ayurveda is a best source for healing body, mind and soul. Ayurveda has been practiced over 5,000 years and is considered as highly effective. Rainy season is considered as the best season for getting ayurvedic treatments. Specially in the months of June and September the atmosphere is dust free and skin is enough subtle to acquire such treatments.
Most 0f the Ayurvedic treatments are flourished in the parts of Kerala as Kerala’s climate is rich for the growth of herbal plants.
Thrill of adventure
Kerala is also known for some sports events. One of the most famous sports in Kerala is the Snake boat race. It is held in August or September every year. It is so thrilling to see 100 rovers row a 130 feet long snake boat in sync. If you are looking forward to indulging in some adrenaline rush yourself, you can always opt for paragliding or elephant safari or go on treks.
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