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Aadi perukku, Aug 3rd Saturday

Aadi perukku procedure

"Aadiperukku" (ஆடிப்பெருக்கு - பதினெட்டாம் பெருக்கு ) is celebrated in the month of July - August,in the 18th day of Tamil month ஆடி.This year it falls on 3rd July.Normally Tamil month Aadi is considered very sacred in the South.Goddess Mariamman is worshipped in all places.During the Fridays of this month,special poojas are conducted in the temples glorifying Goddess sakthi.Temple festivals are conducted in both Shiva & Vaishnava temples.During 18 th day, idols ( உற்சவ மூர்த்தி )are decorated in a grand manner with flower garlands & taken in a procession to a near by river.sprinkling of holy water from the river is carried out with devotion.(தீர்த்தவாரி).During 1960 in my early child hood days, i have participated in these festival.We used to decorate a small wooden vehicle with 4 wheels covered like a temple tower (சப்பரம்),place a small idol in it , tying with a rope,drew it to the river bank.In the school also teachers & students make a vehicle in a bigger…

Friday padi kolam design


Here is a padi kolam design which my wife draws it usually on Fridays.This kolam can be expanded or reduced based on the size of entrance.Hope u like this deisgn.Try and leave your feedback here.We would be more happy :)

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  1. Hi aunty,

    Thanks for the kolams.. Fantastic work..
    Since its summer herr in the us, am putting kolams in front of my house and the americans here knock and enquire abt its significance . Do post all traditions n rituals will be v v helpful for us.

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  2. Thank u ma.We will make a post on significance of kolam :)

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