Caparisoned Pachyderms – Proud Symbols of Our Unique Heritage

via Gajendra Moksham published on October 17, 2016

Caparisoned Pachyderms are the proud symbols of the unique cultural heritage of Kerala. The elephant management system and the sagas of heroic jumbos of Kerala has a history of centuries. This video shows a comparison between the festivals that follow original regulations of the traditions and modern celebrations with the pompous splurge of money. Should the impulses and eccentricity of a few lead to the death of the centuries-old elephant care tradition of Kerala?

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  1. GSK Menon Reply

    November 9, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    The “Caprison” is not a mere decoration, it represents the 33 crore Gods & Goddesses of the Hindu pantheon. Many think it to be a mere decoration, especially those following foreign religions and imitating Hindu customs & rituals.

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