Kerala is one of the most beautiful states
in India situated in between the Western
ghats on the East and the Arbian sea on
the West. Kerala is famed for its arresting
natural beuti. It lokks like a fairyland
with its deuse forest, fresh green hills,
palan fringed lakes, rivers backwater, sandalwood tea,
coffee and rubber and most of Kerala’s exotic
spices coconut, jackfruit, mango, banana
and pepper vines are grown.
Kerala is a happy mingling place of all major religious, ancient temples, churches and mosques are scattered all over the state. There are synagogues too built by the ancient jewish settlers.
According to a popular legend, Lord Vishnu after slaying the evil kings, descended from the heavens in his incarnation of Parashuram. He did penance for waging the terrible war and threw his axe into the sea. The place where the axe landed from shaft to blade.
The locals call it "God's own country",
and there is no denying that Kerala is spectacular.
Lined with palm trees and golden beaches,
the state's famous back waters are quite
stunning. Forty lazy rivers run through
canals and rice paddies from the Western
Ghats down to the sea. channeling
their way through tiny fishing villages
and islands of palm grooves. Kerala, the
fertile narrow strip on the south-west coast
of india is believed to be the gift of the
Arabian sea.Kerala is one of the four states
of south India.
South India boast such a a full and flavor, some diversity of landscape, culture & history. The name kerala is given widely explained today as meaning 'land of coconuts', derived from the Malayalam word 'Kera' (coconut palm).However this is not its origin 'keralaputva' - land of the sons of cheras - putra, son - was referred to in Atoka's edicts dating from between 273-236BC, over a thousand years before the Malayalam language of contemporary kerala took shape. To the tamils the region was known for centuries as seranadu again meaning the land of the CHERAS.