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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…

Navaratri golu ( 2016 )

This is our Navaratri golu .Top kolam ( kolam drawn with wet rice powder,in front of golu)Bottom photo ,kolam for placing the vertical lamp on both sides.You can observe  the brass vessel with co co nut flanked by mango leaves in the top row .The vessel contains raw rice.We invoke the presence of Goddess Durga,(Parvathi - Maha Sakthi,Maha Lakshmi,Saraswathi - Maha vidya)in that Poorana Kumba.2nd row-Sri Unnamulaai amman & Arunachaleswarar of Thiruvannamalai,Meenakshi sundareewarar,Sri Ranganathar with Ranganayagi thayar,3rd row - Ashta Laxmi,4th row -Dasavatharam of God Vishnu. This  stand ( Mild steel " L" ANGLES  - 6 NOS  VERTICAL PILLARS-  2  PILLARS  OF 5 FEET HIGH.Remaining  4 nos,  4,3,2&1  feet. 5 STEPS with 3 feet length & 1 foot width. Slotted angles to  assemble by bolts & nuts,Easy to assemble. 2 PLAIN STRIPS in the bottom to secure on  both right & left side.Stronger, you can use this as a vertical book shelf after the golu.)It is costing 5000rs/ 2 years back.

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