2013- The year that was

Well, yes I do know it is a cliched post that pretty much everyone is doing! I deliberated over it for a few days, started writing it on 30th Jan and then abandoned it only to resume today.  I want to share all that has happened in the year that went by, both in...

Mysore, all lit up for Dussehra

It was either the last day of somewhere near the last day when we landed in Mysore from Coorg. The entire city was abuzz with activities- there were people thronging street corners, vendors with stalls on every footpath and traffic that was moving, rather inching at...

Saraswati puja, chandi homam and ilai sapaadu

Today being Saraswati Puja, it was a special day in the Navaratri celebrations, it was also the day of Chandi Homam for Sringeri swamigal [since he was in Chennai, it was organised at the Sudharma, the place where he was staying]. Ggramma was up early and pushed us to...

Dussehra in Kullu

Interestingly, after the entire country winds up the Dussehra celebrations Kullu [also known as the Valley of  Living Gods] comes alive with Dussehra celebrations.  The festival begins on the 10th day of the rising moon, which falls on ‘Vijay Dashmi...

Food, Fun n Friends, Whatte party it was…

Finally, the day we had all been waiting for came and now it has gone… Damn, feels like it was only yesterday when we all met and were bouncing off the idea of hosting a celebration of sorts…  The chaos, the activities, the anxiety, the blog posts,...