Traditional Inheritance

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.

Travel Trails! (7) Temple Art

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

Travel Trails (6)Garuda

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.

Ganesh!

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!

Samuhik Tarpan 2021

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)