--- to the manes!

--- to the manes! --- to the manes!
Copyright by: Ajayan Kavungal Anat, India
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"Vavu Bali - the offering which satisfies the dead ancestors is an important ritual observed by Hindus in Kerala on the new moon day in the Malayalam month of Karkidakam - falls on July- August. It is performed on the riverbanks and beaches .The ritual involves people offering bali to the departed souls of their near and dear ones. The ritual is performed by men, women, and children.It is belived that the departed souls attain moksha(liberation) if the ritualistic homage is performed on Karkidaka vavu. The offerings done on the banana leaf will be finally immersed in the waters of the sea/river.

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