Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Islamic Celebrations in Kerala

Eid al-Adha, Eid al-Fitr and Muharram are grand celebrations for the Muslim community in Kerala. Chandanakudam (sandal pots) and nercha (offering) festivities are held at mosques, which house khabars (graves of religious figures). The festival processions are attended by people of all faiths.

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