Traditional Dress of Tamil Nadu

posted by on 16-7-20 in Tradition

India is a vast country with several diversities. One can notice a difference in culture, food habits, clothing, languages that differ from state to state. Ethnic clothing of a particular state differs according to the religion, tribes, and communities within the state. Tamil Nadu which is in the southern part of India is known for […]

Bhogi – The first day of Pongal

posted by on 4-1-20 in Tamil Festivals

Bhogi 2020 is on January 14, Tuesday. In some states in southern India, the first day of the (four-day) Pongal festival is known and celebrated as Bhogi. The time corresponds to the final day of the Tamil (calendar) month Margazhi, and according to the Greek calendar, it is usually on 13th January and can also […]

There is a scientific reason behind the baby shower ceremony in Tamil Nadu?

posted by on 8-11-19 in Tamil Ceremonies

A baby shower ceremony is known as Valaikappu or Valaipootu in Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, Valai means Valaiyal (Bangles) and Kaapu means protection. In Karnataka, it’s known as Srimantha and in Andhra its called Seemantham, in Kerala it’s known as Puli Kudi. The Tamil baby shower ceremony is carried in all the houses when the women are pregnant. Read on to know more […]

Famous snacks to be tried this Deepavali

posted by on 25-10-19 in Tamil Festivals

What comes in mind when you hear the word Deepavali? Definitely crackers, snacks and sweets will strike in our minds. Here is a small collection of food recipes┬áthat makes your Deepavali more special. Hence, here are the famous snacks to be tried this Deepavali that would glam up your festival day. Recipes for Diwali snacks […]

My experience with Tamil Aruvatham Kalyanam

posted by on 17-10-19 in tamilnadu-Event planning

Aruvatham Kalyanam is celebrated by a couple when either of them reaches the age of 60; celebrated when the husband turns 60. Missing that year, then it is celebrated when the wife turns 60. Therefore, children along with their extended families take their parents (or) the couples to their clan deity’s temple. Here is my […]

The Devi of weapons – Ayudha Poojai

posted by on 17-10-19 in Tamil Festivals

Ayudha Poojai an integral part of the Navaratri, a Hindu festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu for 10 days. The festival falls on the ninth day of the Navaratri festival, people offer pooja and prayers to the weapons and tools in the house. Hence, according to Tamil mythology, Goddess Chamundeshwari killed the demon king Mahishasura with […]

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