Meera had tried her best to maintain the family traditions as taught to her by Parvati over the years and after nearly 40 years she was nothing short of a pro of family customs and traditions and in a little less than 10 years of her own son’s wedded life had started passing on some of these traditions on to her own daughter in law Komal.
Outer façade of a roadside temple in Bengaluru The deity inside is worshipped The outer glance too worshipped The decorative creativity enchants Just a passing glimpse gives grants The Southern Temple art is devotional The carvings and sculpting is special For, the workmen build with dedication Their hearts filled with divine compassion Sikiladi
The famous South Indian Temple art is very visible in this picture. The roof top of this road side temple in Bengaluru depicts the legendary character of Garuda Dev mentioned in the Hindu Holy scripture Ramayana. The immaculate carving of Hindu Temples is worthy of praise.
A floral depiction of Bhagwan Ganesh at a Sindhi Hindu Wedding Altar in Dubai. The Divine manifestation takes form, With an elephant head on human form. He bestows auspiciousness with a charm, Blesses each occasion with prayer perform. Adding goodness and sanctity to the events, From all harm ’Vighna harta’ prevents. Be it a child … Continue reading Ganesh!
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published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 582 ( 29th Oct to 4th Nov 2021) The Festival of LightsBy Sikiladi It’s time once again to be celebratingEach Hindu household’s spring cleaningDharma teaches hygiene and clean livingAlong with prayers and family gathering The festival of Lights brings sorts of delightsMithai and traditional farsan tasty bitesThe rows of … Continue reading The Festival of Lights
The symbolic Sesame seeds and diluted milk as an offer during the ritual The preparation at the SSDS Mandir’s yagya shala Being ritualistic amid covid protocols The oblations at the Peepal tree The Samuhik Tarpan by various groups led by Pt. Praduman Published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 580, (October 15 - 21, 2021)
Published in The Asian Weekly , Edition 581 ( October 22 - 29, 2021) A Nairobi-an defines her pride in her bindi https://fb.watch/8OzqWBBXdQ/ Three Generations of a family flaunt their Bindis in Nairobi Members of Sanatan Dharam Group, Kenya, Tanzania and Indonesia & their family members Sanatan Dharam Group members and families marked the day … Continue reading International Bindi/ Tilak Day Launched
Vijayadashami By Sikiladi The Durga Puja concluded in all vibrancy Giving way to yet another festive austerity Marking the victory of good over evil Comes the Hindu festival of Vijayadashami Tales are told to the young and the old Ram Lila theatricals depict Ravana as bold Yet his misdeeds imparting a lesson to all He … Continue reading Vijayadashami