Ganesh Chaturthi

As promised have got you my next post on how we celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi this year. Memories of accompanying dad, in getting the Clay/pop Ganesha idol home, decorating it with flowers and all the yummy sweets on the festival day, all of these are etched deep.

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Varamahalakshmi Vratha

Sarva Mangala Mangalye
Shive sarvartha sadhike
Sharanye hriambike Devi
Narayani Namostuthe.
I stay in Seattle, USA and this is my way of staying connected to my roots and in fact I enjoy, celebrating these festivals.

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Mangala Gowri Vratha 2016

More information on Observing Mangala Gowri festival. This pooja is performed on tuesdays of the Hindu month of Shravana, july-august according to gregorian calendar. This year shravana masa is from 3rd August to 1st September, tuesdays of this month are 9th August, 16th August, 23 August and 30th August.

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Bheemana Amavasya

I stay in Seattle,USA and this is my way of staying connected to my roots and in fact I enjoy, celebrating these festivals. It brings memories untold from your motherland.
Bheemana Amavasya is also celebrated as Jyothirbheemeshwara Vratha. This is an important festival celebrated in Karnataka and is observed on the New Moon Day(Amavasya).