Vishu 2019: Kerala To Celebrate Vishu Tomorrow To Usher In Hindu New Year

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Vishu will be celebrated across Kerala and nearby regions on April 15 this year. Vishu is the Hindu new year of Kerala which follows the solar cycle of the lunisolar as the first day of month called Medam. The word Vishu, which means 'equal' in Sanskrit, ushers in spring equinox. On this day, devotees visit temples and offer their prayer to Lord Krishna, who is worshipped on this day. People also visit Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple, Guruvayur Sree Krishna temple or the Kulathupuzha Sree BaalaShastha Temple to have a 'Vishukkani Kazhcha' (viewing) in the early hours of the day.

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