Sree Krishna Janmasthami Pictures – 2015

Hope you all had a wonderful Sree Krishna Janmasthami and celebrated the birth of our Almight Lord Krishna. We were planning to have this festival quite simple, and when our Daughter called and told us she would be joining us for the Festival, things changes completely. It was quite hectic, but at the end of the pooje so satisfying.  After the pooje when you sit back and look at the festivities, all your strain and pain just vanishes.

The Mango leaves and the plantain leaves were from our Garden!

The menu items I prepared were:

  • Moong Dal Kosambari
  • Chana Dal Kosambari
  • Upma
  • Kesari Bath
  • Sweet Avalakki
  • Khara Avalakki
  • Majjige Avalakki
  • Thengolu
  • Ompudi
  • Shankar Poli
  • Kodubale

So, here are some pictures from my home.

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29 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Anitha on September 10, 2015 at 7:55 am

    Very cute and neat decoration for Krishna! We can learn so many ideas from ur Pooja pics mam..


  2. Posted by Mamatha S on September 9, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    Really nice to see mam those pictures. Though u stay in States & with busy schedules u have done all the rituals perfectlly


  3. Posted by Geetha on September 9, 2015 at 4:47 am

    Thanks madam…


  4. Posted by Geetha on September 8, 2015 at 6:04 am

    Thank you so much madam…
    First of all sorry to trouble Bangalore
    Where it is?i’m asking like is it around malleshwaram or some other area.could u pls say some specific place?


  5. Posted by H.Sethu Rao on September 8, 2015 at 1:55 am

    Very very Nice & belated Wishes of Sree Krishnaastami / Jayanthi. This year both Both Astami with Rohini Nakshatra are same day, so Gokula – Astami / Krishna jayanthi are in same day.
    I liked that tree with tottilu, very Nice. If you kept that silver Doggala Krishna, it may be more nice for his birth day.
    I felt in food preparation you might have forgotten imp. two items i.e Chakkuli & Gilaganchi.
    What about imp. pooja of Argya to Krishna with water / milk from Shanka & coconut (Sloka – Jathakamsa Vadarthanaya….) & Gokula with mud.
    Fine I inspired very simple & best decoration of our beloved Lord krishna in USA.
    Thk. u for sharing.
    Krishnam Vandye JagadGuru.


    • Posted by meeraghu on September 8, 2015 at 7:54 am

      There is the ambekalu Krishna in the silver plate. Chakkuli & Gilaganchi prepared in our house for Ganesha. Most important is avalakki. Argya of course we gave you can see it in the picture. No gokula with mud in our family.


  6. Posted by Geetha on September 7, 2015 at 5:24 pm

    Namaskaram madam
    I’m silent reader.its been more than 2 yrs now.
    I’m admiring you so much.with busy schedule
    You r doing such amazing thing.your decorations very beautiful and neatly done.
    Could u pls let me know where did u bought tree swing with Lord Krishna.thank you so much.


    • Posted by meeraghu on September 7, 2015 at 7:02 pm

      Thanks so much for your kind words. I know there are many silent admirers like you, if not this blog couldn’t have reached 5.75 million all time visitors.

      The Tree swing was given to me by my Mom when I visited Bangalore in November last year, she had purchased it from 9th block silver store, near the bus stop. Called as Vandana Stores.


  7. Neatly arranged and very cute.


  8. Posted by shanthisethuraman on September 7, 2015 at 4:51 am

    Thanks for sharing. Very nice & Awesome pictures.


  9. Posted by POOJA JITENDRAN on September 7, 2015 at 3:42 am

    Awesome mam


  10. Posted by Sandhya gangadhar on September 7, 2015 at 2:37 am

    Wonderful pooja & mouth watering eatables felt I should have been there


  11. Posted by Sudhindra Murthy on September 6, 2015 at 11:40 pm

    Excellent & everything in real Madhwa traditional way prepared. If you don’t mind can you please tell me in which place the pooja was performed.


  12. Posted by Vani on September 6, 2015 at 10:42 pm

    It is beautiful Meera. As always, everything is just perfect and all the dishes prepared too – looks really good. Hats off to you, for elaborately making everything in spite of your busy schedule.


    • Posted by meeraghu on September 6, 2015 at 10:48 pm

      Thanks, Vani. One of the greatest festivals which comes once a year, no matter how busy our schedule is, we need to take time to perform these festivals. Nothing matters when compared to how much God has given us. Small way of showing our devotion towards him.


  13. Posted by Srinivasan K on September 6, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Gives great pleasure in seeing putta krishna with glowing decorations.Thank you.


  14. Very nice and beautiful decoration. Thank you for sharing with us.


  15. Posted by gururao kurudi on September 6, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    Very very nice and tradional madam. Thanks for sharing. Sri Krishnaaya Namaha.


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