Discovering the rich heritage of Kerala with Hidden Mantra
Welcome to Hidden Mantra, a small effort to showcase the grand culture of Kerala. The term Hidden Mantra is a bit mystique. But this struck to me as the best name to display the vast heritage & culture of Kerala. We believe the real culture of Kerala is still hidden. So, here you can find all necessary information on many art forms, devotional & holistic practices.
We grew up in a small village in the northern part of Kerala. We were smitten by our folklores, religious and ritualistic practices and festivals. It gives us immense pleasure to share all you need to know about Kerala and its culture. In general, this website will be touching various points like Theyyam, the ritualistic dance form of Kerala, also known by the name the Dancing God, then Ayurveda, Yoga, Buddhism, our festivals, lifestyle, culture etc. We will be discussing in detail about each of these topics since these form an integral part of the cultural history of Kerala.
Kerala is not just a place to explore as a tourist. It is our culture and rituals that make us who we are. So if you want to really understand Kerala, you have to understand about our culture, our festivals and rituals. Kerala is really God’s own country, not just in beauty but also in its enriched traditions, culture and artforms. We hope you find topics that interest you and make you understand what it is really about.
Explore the Culture of Kerala
Theyyam also known as Thirayattam or Kaliyattam is the ritualistic artform that is popular in northern Kerala. You have to visit the holy sanctums known as Kavu or temple to view this special ritualistic dance.
Yoga is a set of best practices that can help you attain physical and mental well being. Yoga and meditation helps you to align your energies and be in your best health.
Learn more about Ayurveda, the natural system of medicine that is practiced in Kerala. Ayurveda focuses on maintaining a healthy lifestyle using herbal medicines and special foods that are good for health.
Discover the untold stories
of Kerala's culture
From its ancient temples and monuments, to its traditional art forms, and festivals, there is so much to discover and explore. Kerala’s culture is a melting pot of influences from various civilizations that have left their mark over time. The state has been shaped by the impact of trade, colonization, and invasions, which has resulted in a diverse and unique culture. Hiddenmantra is dedicated to uncovering these stories and sharing them with the world. We take you on a journey to explore the state’s rich heritage, from its ancient temples and monuments, to its traditional art forms, and festivals. By delving into the untold stories of Kerala’s culture, we aim to give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of this fascinating state.
Exploring the Incredible India with Hidden Mantra
Exploring the Incredible India is an experience that is truly one of a kind. With a history that dates back thousands of years, the country is home to an abundance of ancient temples, monuments, and ruins that offer a glimpse into its rich past. From the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra to the ancient city of Hampi, the architectural heritage of India is truly breathtaking. The country is also known for its diverse and vibrant cultures. From the colorful festivals of North India to the traditional dance and music of South India, there is always something to experience and enjoy. Hidden Mantra is dedicated to helping you explore the Incredible India in all its glory. From the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas to the tropical backwaters of Kerala, we take you on a journey to discover the many different landscapes and cultures that make up this amazing country. We offer a wide range of tours and excursions, including cultural tours, adventure tours, and wildlife safaris, that are designed to give you an authentic and immersive experience of India. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, Hidden Mantra has something to offer everyone.
Exploring the Incredible Kerala, also known as “God’s Own Country”, is a journey that promises to unveil a wealth of knowledge and understanding about one of the most beautiful and diverse states in India. Kerala is known for its lush green landscapes, tranquil backwaters, and rich culture. From ancient temples and monuments to traditional art forms and festivals, there is so much to discover and explore in this southern state. Hiddenmantra is dedicated to uncovering the stories and secrets of Kerala, from its rich history and culture, to its stunning natural beauty. We take you on a journey to explore the Incredible Kerala, from its bustling cities to its remote villages, and everything in between. By delving into the many facets of this state, we aim to give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of God’s Own Country.
Kerala is a state that is truly blessed by nature. From its palm-lined beaches and pristine backwaters, to its lush green landscapes and cascading waterfalls, the state is home to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in India. Kerala’s backwaters are an attraction that not to be missed, it’s a network of interconnected canals, lagoons, and lakes that are surrounded by lush vegetation. The state is also known for its rich culture and heritage, which is reflected in its traditional art forms, festivals, and cuisine. From Kathakali, a traditional dance-drama, to the Snake Boat race, a traditional water sport, there is always something to experience and enjoy in this state. Hiddenmantra offers a wide range of tours and excursions that are designed to give you an authentic and immersive experience of the Incredible Kerala. We offer cultural tours, adventure tours, and eco-tourism that take you to explore the state’s rich heritage, stunning natural beauty and vibrant culture. Let us take you on a journey to explore the Incredible Kerala, the God’s Own Country.
Kerala is also known for its rich culture and heritage. The state is home to an abundance of ancient temples and monuments that offer a glimpse into its rich past. From the Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram to the Guruvayoor Temple in Thrissur, the architectural heritage of Kerala is truly breathtaking. Kerala’s culture is also reflected in its traditional art forms, such as Kathakali and Mohiniyattam, which are a blend of music, dance, and theater. These art forms are a must-see for anyone visiting the state.
Food is an integral part of Kerala culture, and it’s famous for its seafood, and vegetarian dishes. The staple food is a mix of rice, coconut and spices that makes it unique and delicious. The use of coconut oil and curry leaves in the cooking is a distinctive feature of the state’s cuisine.
The state is also known for its Ayurveda, the traditional Indian system of medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. Kerala is considered the birthplace of Ayurveda, and it’s an important part of the state’s culture and heritage. Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health and wellness that focuses on balance and harmony, and it’s a great way to rejuvenate and relax while on your trip. Hiddenmantra offers Ayurveda tours and packages that allow you to experience the benefits of this ancient practice while exploring the Incredible Kerala.