Naraka-Chaturdashi

Today is   Narakachaturdashi, The organic nature of this festival doesn’t cease to amaze me. Growing we heard the story of Narakasura who  captured 1600 women, made them his slaves eventually Krishna the Yadava rescued them. The legend also as it that Narakasura could only be killed by his mother. As Deepavali approaches kids begin collecting trash like old clothes, and old news …

Lakshadeepotsava

Lakshadeepa is one of the much awaited and celebrated festivals of Udupi, Krishna ashatmi and Pariyaya being the other two. This begins on Karthika dwadashi-triodashi and ends on Hunnime, that is the 12thand 13th day to the full moon of Karthika month of the Hindu calendar. Twelve days after the Deepavali Amavasya, is the Tulasi …

Deepavali-Campus and crackers.

Deepavali— https://www.gharwalidiwali.com/ This is my tribute to Dr.Venugopal who ensured that we had a great time during deepavali. Jyotsna, Aruna, Anand, Arvind, Anupa, Geeta isaac, Krishna,Sundar and Biju who were all part of the baccha brigade. Banditu deepavali,siri sobaganu pasarisi lokava belagatali. The lamps that light the kartika masa, the cool breeze of the oncoming winter there …