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What is Novel Corona Virus or COVID-19 | The Origin of COVID-19

The great human race came to a standstill in the year 2020 due to the deadly Corona virus also known as COVID-19. The outbreak began in the wet markets of Wuhan city located in Hubei province of China. Though the origin of this outbreak is still a mystery, our best researches indicates the origin to be a wet market in China. There were as few as 40 infections during December 2019 in Wuhan. However, it has now spread to 213 countries and territories around the world resulting in 6,463,647 infections and 382,709 deaths. COVID-19 has affected all forms of business around the world. There isn’t a single industry that hasn’t been touched by Corona Virus. Be it tourism, travel, agriculture, retail stores, there isn’t a single area that has been affected by COVID-19. However, most of the impact was borne by the health sector. It changed the way how we define human health.   For one, Nations understood that having superior medical infrastructure in their country is not enough as long as

Ayyappa Sabarimala Festivals 2011 | Sabarimala Pilgrimage Travel

Sabarimala is one of the busiest pilgrimage centre in India. Each year lakhs of people visit the Sabarimala temple to see their favorite God Ayyappa in his temple. The Sabarimala temple is located on the top of a hill named Sabarimala. The pilgrimage season is usually between November and January . The devotes visit the Sabarimala temple during this season. Two main rituals are performed at this season. The two rituals performed are Mandala Puja and Makara Sankranti Puja. The temple is situated on the top of Western Ghats in Pathanamthitta. There are devotees from Andhra Pradeh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala mainly. The road to Sabarimala is a difficult one. The people visiting the temple for the first time are known as ‘Kanni Swami’ and the group leader is known as ‘Guru Swami’. The Guru Swami will perform the rituals. Each group, usually family will climb the mountain on bare foot. The path is a very difficult one. It is believed that one must encounter all difficulties in life. The d