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rangoli kolam

Makara Sankranti Special Events


Muggulu
Haridasu
Gangireddulu
Bhogi Pallu
Patangulu or Galipatalu or Kites:- Flying kites is a favourite game of children. Now there are avaialable number varietees of kites. But in previous days that process starts one month before of sankranti. That is a vey intresting situatujon is prepartion manja. Manja means the thread used in flying of kites Led pices,m colour, and gum are used in preparation of Manja they take a small pot, take water, colour, led pices and gumand boil it. After boil it. Take the boiling thing in a cotton cloth and bloosms it to the thread with this the normal thread becomes strong and it cuts another normal thread. In making of kite they take squre shaped this paper and stick two bamboo sticks with gum see the picture. After they put weight on this they design the kite as they like and make small holes and the with thread. Now this type of kite is ready to fly. People conduct kites flying races to themselves. They try to cut another kites thread who’s manja is strong the will win the race.

Maha Shivaratri Special Events


Upavasam:
Jagarana :
Abishekam :

Generally in Hindu tradition they worship the God in day, and goddess in night. But this festival Mahashiva ratri festival is different from all festivals. People worship Lord Shiva at night in this particular festival.

Devotees prefer to fast all the day and at night they worship the Lord Shiva with Abshekam. In Abhishekam they use Panchamrutalu Lord Shiva likes Abhishekam. And then they worship with Deeparadhana and put vibudhi on his fore head they use Gogupulu and Maredy Dalalu for Puja. At last put Nivedyam.

After puja they do Jagarana. In Jagarana they spend their time with chants Lord Shiva Strotras, Shlokas, Keertanas, Bhajanas.

In the time between puja and Jagarana people eat Prasadam. At midnight some people do again Abhishkam and puja to shiva they watch Deepam glowing all over the night.



kolam designs

Kolams for festivals
kolam,muggulu,rangoli designs

Ugadi Special Events


Pandiri
Gogupulu
Padi
Polelu
Kankanalu
Panchanga shravanam
Paces of ox vechicles.

Holi Special Events


There a belief that on this day if they pour turmeric water on loved one, they live together happily for life long. In the eveing people greet each other with sweets. Drinks, specially thandai laced with bhang is also an intrinsicv part of the Holi festival. Bhang helps to further enhance the spirit of the occasion but if taken in excess might dampen it also. So caution should be taken while consuming it. We have to use echo friendly colours. The chemical colours will damge our skin and eyes. So we have to use echo friendly colour like trumeric water, gulal and gogupulu water. These are keep our skin smooth. Turmeric work as anticeptic and gogupulu work as moisturiser. So that use traditional colours and enjoy a rejoice holy.

Diwali Special Events


Deepalu(lights)
Crackers(laxmi bombs,rockets)
Penilu
Marigold flowers.


Dussera Special Events


In andhra pradesh people celebrate dasara as biggest festival for 10days

In Himachal Pradesh, a week long fair in the hill town of Kullu, is part of the Dussehra celebrations. From the little temples in the hills, deities are brought in procession to the 'maidan' in Kullu, to pay homage to the reigning deity, Raghunathji. The celebration actually begins nearly 10 days in advance as per tradition.

In Mysore, Karnataka the Mysore palace is illuminated for a whole month during Dussehra and caparisoned elephants lead a colourful procession through the gaily-decorated streets of the city. It is the most colourful celebration of Dussehra in world. The spectacular procession taken out on this day is really enjoyable.

Tamil Nadu, the first three days are dedicated to the worship of Lakshmi, Goddess of wealth and prosperity, the next three days to Saraswati, Goddess of learning and arts and the last three days to Shakti (Durga). In Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, families arrange dolls (Bommai Kolu) on artificially constructed steps and prepare an elaborate spread of lamps and flowers. Women traditionally exchange gifts of coconuts, clothes and sweets. The whole set up is put on the very first day of Navaratri. Vijaya Dashami is an auspicious occasion for children to commence their education in classical dance and music, and to pay homage to their teachers.

In Punjab, Navaratri is taken as a period of fasting.

In Gujarat, the evenings and nights are occasions for the fascinating Garba dance. The women dance around an earthen lamp while singing devotional songs accompanied by rhythmic clapping of hands.
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