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Karagattam - Celebration of Life | Folk Dance in Tamil Nadu | Tamil Nadu Religious Dances


Posted Date: 27-Jun-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Tamilnadu Cultures    
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Karagattam is a dance practioned in Tamil Nadu to celebrate auspicious functions.



Tamilnadu cultural dance Karagattam


How to perform Karagattam



A small pot prepared using elements like Sembu (Copper), Pithalai (brass) and Red Soil, when decorated is called Karagam.

This Karagam is beautified and decorated in different ways.

People keep this Karagam over their head and dance to the song in such a way that the karagam does not fall from their heads.

This is Karagattam.

In olden days, they called it as Kudakkoothu.

This takes place during temple functions, thiruvizha, welcome parties, marriage receptions, etc.

Karagattam is considered to be a way of worshipping Gods.
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