Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Islamic Celebrations in Kerala

For the Muslim community of Kerala, the sacrifice feast of Bakrid (Eid-al-Adha), Ramzan (Eid-ul-Fitr) and Muharam are grand festive celebrations. Celebrations include prayers, gatherings, exchange greetings and the festivity ends at homes with special feasts and social visits.

Besides these common festivals, in certain mosques which house the grave of Islamic saints celebrates annual memorial festivals like Chandankudam (sandal pots), Nercha (offering) and so on. They will have colorful festival processions and are attended by people of all faiths.  

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