As the name suggests, seven cup burfi has exactly seven cups of ingredients, as needed for its preparation.. Though the ingredients used like besan, ghee, sugar are same as that of Mysore Pak, the taste and addition of milk, coconut differentiates it with the former.. My mom makes the same sweet variation using maida too … Continue reading 7 cup burfi recipe
Chakkuli or Chakli is a traditional coffee/tea time snack and also an offering or neivedya to Lord Ganesha for Ganesha chaturthi/ for Gokulaashtami.. The traditional way of making chakkuli by my grandmom involves washing and soaking of Urad dal:rice and drying , dry roasting and grinding followed by sieving in mill which she does even … Continue reading Instant Chakkuli recipe
"SharaNu Siddhi Vinayaka" is one of the popular devaranaama or keerthane or praise on Lord Ganesha composed by Shri Purandara daasaru, philosopher & composer of various forms of music like Carnatic and Hindustani, and who is known as "Daasa-Shreshta", meaning noble saint among all the other saints and philosophers.. Ganesha chaturthi is closer by and … Continue reading SharaNu Siddhi Vinayaka (ಶರಣು ಸಿದ್ಧಿವಿನಾಯಕ) lyrics
My favourite songs' lyrics list would be incomplete without mentioning the lyrics of the famous song/bhakti geethe , 'Bhaagyada Lakshmi baaramma' , you can call it a keerthane or devaranaama too.. This song is also sung by the veterans Pandit Shree Bheemasena Joshi (has been used in a kannada movie as well) , Smt M.S. … Continue reading Bhaagyada Lakshmi baaramma(ಭಾಗ್ಯದ ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಬಾರಮ್ಮ) lyrics
Ananthapadmanabha vratha(ಅನಂತಪದ್ಮನಾಭ ವ್ರತ) or ananthana chaturdashi is close by and below I have provided 'Ananthana gantu' rangoli which is usually drawn on the festival day.. This rangoli has 15*15 dots length-wise and width-wise..
Wishing all my dear readers a very happy Gokulaashtami 2016 !!!! Gokulashtami or Shree Krishna Janmashtami/Krishnaashtami is celebrated in Shraavana maasa to mark the celebration of birth of Lord Shree Krishna , who is one of the prominent avataras of Lord Vishnu. He was born as 8th son to Vasudeva and Devaki, who was later … Continue reading Gokulashtami 2016
Shraavana maasa is said to mark the beginning of all vrathas..Everyday in ShraavaNa maasa has its own significance especially fridays and saturdays.. Rangoli or Muggulu or Kolam is an art that forms an integral part and parcel of festivals in Hindu culture which is a combination of art,drawing and painting.. One can draw rangolis that … Continue reading Lakshmi Hrudaya Kamala(ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಹೃದಯ ಕಮಲ) rangoli
Today is first ShraavaNa Shukravaara and here I have posted the most important part of the Hindu festival procedure called 'KaLasha'.. KaLasha(ಕಳಶ in Kannada) is a set-up which symbolises Goddess Shri Lakshmi/Gowri and since Goddess Lakshmi is said to have arrived during the 'Samudra Manthana' or Churning of the ocean in Hindu mythology, 'Kalasha' is … Continue reading What is KaLasha–ಕಳಶ ಎಂದರೇನು?
Hello my dear readers!! After a couple of months' break due to personal engagements, I am back with this post on Jyothirbheemeshwara(ಜ್ಯೋತಿರ್ಭೀಮೇಶ್ವರ ವ್ರತ) vratha also known as Pathi Sanjeevini vratha(ಪತಿ ಸಂಜೀವಿನಿ ವ್ರತ)/Bheemana Amaavasye, usually celebrated across Karnataka. This vratha or religious custom is performed on Amavasya day or no moon day of Aashaadha maasa- Krishna … Continue reading Jyothirbheemeshwara vratha(ಜ್ಯೋತಿರ್ಭೀಮೇಶ್ವರ ವ್ರತ/ಭೀಮನ ಅಮಾವಾಸ್ಯೆ)
Wishing all my dear readers a very happy Shree Ramanavami.. Raamaaya raamabhadraaya raamachandraaya vedase raghunaathaya naathaya seethaaya pathaye namaha || ರಾಮಾಯ ರಾಮಭದ್ರಾಯ ರಾಮಚಂದ್ರಾಯ ವೇದಸೆ ರಘುನಾಥಾಯ ನಾಥಾಯ ಸೀತಾಯ ಪತಯೇ ನಮಃ || Birthday of Lord Rama , son of king Dasharatha and queen Kousalya, and who is the avatar/incarnation of Lord Shriman Naaraayana/Shree Hari or Lord Vishnu … Continue reading Shree Ramanavami (ಶ್ರೀರಾಮನವಮಿ)