Monday, October 18, 2010

Dasara Celebrations

Hi Friends,Hope all of you have enjoyed the Navartari Festival with all of your family members.I also celebrated this year very interestingly and Happily.Last year ,I am being new to Torrance,Unable to enjoy the Festival mood with my small kid.This year my boy didn't trouble me So,I performed the Festival like the way How I followed since from my Child-hood days at Vijayawada.I got early in the morning and did Kumkum Pooja by dropping the Kumkum in the plate & reading the Ashtotram to the Goddess dedicated to a Particular Alamkaram.Sang Harati songs & Cooked Naivedyam Varieties daily and I distributed Prasadam to my friends who stays in my appartment and near by my home.on first Sunday of Navaratri ,I hosted Lalitha Sahasranamam Pooja in my home with my friends.It was done very nicely and all my friends felt happy for being invited them and made them reading along with me.I observed fasting and had food at night.Daily enjoyed reading Stotrams,Ashtotrams,listening & Seeing the T.V .Channel news about the Dasara Celebrations at places of India & having a look of Darshan at Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple .And ,I myself was full busy daily in posting the details of Alamkarams & Naivedyam food for the Festival.Hindupad & Other Internet resources made me helpful to search and Post for all of You about the Content.I am very thankful to the Hindupad very much.My unforgettable thing is ,I tried Chakkera Pongali ,Kadambam Annam & Pulagam for this Dasara for the First time.I never tried after my Marriage,this year for Navaratri,I cooked for Goddess Naivedyams  and it turned really in to a good taste.I enjoyed very much wearing the new clothes and getting ready to distribute Prasadam to my friends.Missing is only Festive Environment in India &my Parents.I visited to Shiridi Sai Baba Temple at Montebello (C.A) for Baba's Punyathidi Celebrations &; took part in singing Songs with all devotees & attended Haarati in the afternoon.I felt very happy. With the help of my Cooking Blog,I am able to share my memories and happiness with all of you.And you can also have a look towards my Dasara Festival Snaps too.

On VijayaDasami Day.

Closer View towards KumKum .

Naivedyam .

Goddess Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari Devi.

Reading All together Sri Lalitha Sahasranamam.

Giving Haarati to Lalitha Amma.

My Boy with Metallic bell for ringing.

With All of My Friends.
Shiridi Sai Baba.

Haarati to Sai Baba.

Lord Shiva Temple.

1 comment:

  1. Nice sharing of your experience pinni. It is really good to follow Indian traditions even here. Keep it up.


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