Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Vishu Greetings

Happy Vishu


Click to enlarge.
Kani konna
(Golden Shower or cassia fistula) is a symbol of Vishu.
This beautiful photo by
Challiyil Eswaramangalath Vipin, Chalakudy, India, (from Wikimedia Commons) is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

For more on Vishu, see:

Vishu: Did God Create Earth on This Day?










4 comments:

meerasworld said...

i keep wondering every time i see the kanikonna,and its relation to vishu! how does this happen?most of our other plants are not seasonal,i guess.but this one,never fails to bloom during vishu time.amazing.

Abraham Tharakan said...

Meerasworld, Kanikkonna trees used to flower regularly towards the second half of March. But in recent years the trees start blooming in February. Botanists attribute this to Global warming.

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Rasmi Singh said...

Awww, that is one beautiful flower photo. I love the yellow fresh colors,,, ahh that made me miss my home. My best Vishu wishes to all. Happy vishu!

Regards
Rasmi