Happy Ugaadi 2017

Nanna yella priya vodugarige Ugaadi haabada haardhika shubhaashayagaLu.. Happy Ugaadi one and all 🙂 Ee HeviLambi naama samvatsaravu nimmellara Mane managaLalli uthsaaha , ullaasa tumbi, baaLalli samruddhiyannu tarali endu aashisuttene 🙂

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Tips to combat stress during pregnancy

Pregnancy is the most beautiful period in a woman's life. During this period life is full of joy and hope, welcoming a new life-within... But apart from these excitements, there is also stress and strain associated with it, be it physical or more importantly mental state of the to-be mother, like emotional swings, which occurs … Continue reading Tips to combat stress during pregnancy

Gokulashtami ಗೋಕುಲಾಷ್ಟಮಿ

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 taken care by Yashoda.. Janmaashtami comes on ashtami tithi of Krishna … Continue reading Gokulashtami ಗೋಕುಲಾಷ್ಟಮಿ

Lakshmi Hrudaya Kamala(ಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ಹೃದಯ ಕಮಲ) rangoli

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

Shree Ramanavami (ಶ್ರೀರಾಮನವಮಿ)

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 || Vasantha ruthu has festivals like Ugaadi, Varshadodaku, tadige or Uyyale Gowri and Raamanavami... Birthday of Lord Rama , son of king Dasharatha and queen Kousalya, … Continue reading Shree Ramanavami (ಶ್ರೀರಾಮನವಮಿ)

Brave soul Hanumanthappa Koppad–Rest In Peace

When rescue teams and sniffer dogs at Siachen discovered him alive, it was thought as a 'Siachen miracle'... His family , friends and entire nation prayed to the almighty for his triumphant over death and his life which he had already won for 6 difficult days under the glaciers... But India has lost one of … Continue reading Brave soul Hanumanthappa Koppad–Rest In Peace

Tulasi Habba (ತುಳಸಿ ಹಬ್ಬ)

ಯನ್ನ್ಮೂಲೇ ಸರ್ವತೀರ್ಥಾನಿ ಯನ್ಮಧ್ಯೆ ಸರ್ವದೇವತ ಯದಾಗ್ರೆ ಸರ್ವದೇವಶ್ಚ ತುಳಸಿ ತ್ವಾಂ ನಮಾಮ್ಯಹಂ || - meaning is -- In whichever plant, in the root portion, there is existence of sacred rivers like the pure Ganga, Yamuna and other pure water sources.. In the middle portion existence of all Gods and Goddesses, and in the top-most portion/ the branches, resides … Continue reading Tulasi Habba (ತುಳಸಿ ಹಬ್ಬ)

Shodashopachaara (ಷೋಡಶೋಪಚಾರ ) pooja vidhana

In Hindu religion, we worship Gods/Goddesses in 16 steps called 'Shodashopachaara' means 16 steps of worship.. It is somewhat similar to welcoming the guests inside our homes.. Below have given steps in a simple manner ... My father says that though the upachaaras(pooja steps) are performed to the diety, it is indirectly cleansing of our … Continue reading Shodashopachaara (ಷೋಡಶೋಪಚಾರ ) pooja vidhana

Varamahalakshmi Vratha (ವರಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ವ್ರತ)

Varamahalakshmi is another name of Goddess Shree Lakshmi... Here, 'Vara' means blessings/boon and Mahalakshmi is Goddess Lakshmi... This day is dedicated to perform pooja/religious ritual to Goddess Lakshmi, who is best regarded as the mother of wealth and prosperity. It is celebrated widely across Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Telangaana and Seemandhra regions... It is called by other … Continue reading Varamahalakshmi Vratha (ವರಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ವ್ರತ)

Guru Poornima (ಗುರು ಪೌರ್ಣಿಮೆ ) — A day dedicated to all Gurus

||Guru brahma Gurur vishnu Gurur Devo Maheshwaraha Guru Saakshaat parabrahma tasmaishree guruve namaha|| The above sanskrit shloka has the meaning like 'Guru is Lord Brahma ( The creator), Guru is Lord Vishnu(The preserver) and Guru is Lord Maheshwara or Shiva( The Destroyer), The Trimurthis or trinitis of Hindu religion.. Guru is the ultimate absolute(Parabrahma swaroopa) … Continue reading Guru Poornima (ಗುರು ಪೌರ್ಣಿಮೆ ) — A day dedicated to all Gurus