Archive for the ‘Aadhika Masa’ Category

Weekly Pooja Rangolis – ವಾರದ ದೇವರ ಪೂಜೆ ರಂಗೋಲಿಗಳು

Ms. Varsha Belgal, had sent me the rangolis in July 2009. Her mother had sent her the rangolis to be drawn each day of the week. I had asked Varsha to send me the significance of these rangolis. I never heard back from Varsha again. This rangolis were in my draft for more than 3 years now. So, finally decided to post it as is.

Thanks so much, Varsha for the rangolis. Click on the image to see a bigger and better quality picture.

Devara Pooje Rangoli

Handbook for performing Festivals

I received an email from a mailing list which I have subscribed, which had links to several books on Hinduism. As I was browsing through the content of the web site which had several important books scanned, I found this simple and very well explained book which has details of all the festivals, the rituals which needs to be followed and so on.. This book is in Kannada. You can read the book online or even download a PDF file, whichever is convenient to you all.

Attached below is the link for the book:

P.S: The details for all the many festivals coming during Shravan Masa starts from page 32 onwards.

Aadhika Masa Pooja at Triplicane in Chennai

Ms. Shubashree Guruprasad from Chennai, sent me an email sharing with me the pooje they performed for Aadhika Masa and also the wonderful pictures. I am amazed at the items which were offered as dana. Please take a look at the pictures Ms. Shubashree Guruprasad has shared with us on facebook, and also the items which were given.

Link for the pictures on facebook:

This pooje was performed at the Raghavendra Mutt , Triplicane , Chennai .. by Sri Ramakrishna Achar…. on 8th May 2010 by Ms. Shubashree Guruprasad parents.
We had invited 33 Dampathi’s and 33 Dhana items were given to them… Starting with Morada Bagina, Dampathi Dhana, Swarna Dhana, Devaru Pooja Pathra, Cups for Thupa and Jenthupa, Silver Tumblers for Ksheera , Vadhya , Jangate, Ghenta, Go dhana, Vigraha Dhana – Lakshmi Narayana, Mandasana for Devaru Pooja, Tulasi Brindava with Mukha , Sal Deepa Dhana (33 lamps to be lit) ,  Chape, Sheya Dhana, Utukumba Dhana, Fruits, Vegetables, Kalkandu, Mane, Vyasapeta and Book ( Harikatamrutasara) and Adikamasa Pooja book, etc… , Rave Ladige, Appupa Dhana,
Along with this all the Dampathi’s were given Tulasi plants, Poorna Phala ( Coconut 2 for all the Dampathi’s ) , Arisina, and all other items for ladies, Dry fruitsetc… and more than 40 Dampathi’s had come….

Adhika Vaishaka Masa (ಅಧಿಕ ವೈಶಾಖ ಮಾಸ) Daily Offerings List

The following is a list of items which can be offered everyday during Adhika Vaishaka Masa ಅಧಿಕ ವೈಶಾಖ ಮಾಸ.

  • Paadya ಪಾಡ್ಯ – Haldi, Kumkum, Betel Leaves, Nuts (ಎಲೆ ಅಡಿಕೆ) and Coins
  • Bidige ಬಿದಿಗೆ – Haldi, Kumkum, Betel Leaves, Nuts (ಎಲೆ ಅಡಿಕೆ)
  • Tadige ತದಿಗೆ – Dry Coconut and Sugar (ಕೊಬ್ಬರಿ ಸಕ್ಕರೆ)
  • Chouthi ಚೌತಿ – Lemon, Sugar and Cardamom
  • Panchami ಪಂಚಮಿ – Rice, Betel Leaves, Nuts (ಎಲೆ ಅಡಿಕೆ)
  • Shashti – Yogurt ಮೊಸರು
  • Sapthami – Fruits ಹಣ್ಣು
  • Ashtami – Toor Dal ತೊಗರಿ ಬೇಳೆ
  • Navami – Cluster Beans ಗೋರಿಕಾಯಿ, ಚವಳೇ
  • Dashami – 2 blocks of Jaggery ಬೆಲ್ಲದ ೨ ಅಚ್ಚು
  • Dwadashi – Milk
  • Trayodashi – Wheat flour
  • Chatrudashi – Jasmine flowers ಮಲ್ಲಿಗೆ ಹೂ
  • Hunnime – Cucumber
  • Bhahula Padya – Ridge Gourd ಹೀರೇಕಾಯಿ
  • Bidige – Root veg,
  • Tadige – Blouse piece Betel Leaves, Nuts (ಎಲೆ ಅಡಿಕೆ)
  • Chauthi – Dalia Split ಹುರಿಗಡಲೆ
  • Panchami – Ground nuts
  • Shashti – Rava(sooji) Betel Leaves, Nuts (ಎಲೆ ಅಡಿಕೆ)
  • Sapthami – Tulasi with Sri Krishma Idol
  • Ashtami – Cotton
  • Navami – Gram flour
  • Dashami – Glass Bangles
  • Dwadashi – Moong dal
  • Thrayodashi – Avalakki
  • Chatrudashi – Ground nut oil
  • Amavasya – Channa dal
  • Shuddha Padya – Blouse piece Betel Leaves, Nuts (ಎಲೆ ಅಡಿಕೆ)
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