Every year, the month of “Marghazi” is of very special significance as it heralds new beginnings, the new year, the music season in Tamil Nadu made redolent with the myraid performances of senior music stalwarts in the various halls, Vaikunta Ekadasi, and of course Thiruvadharai. When I actually embarked on the significance of this day… Continue reading Thiruvadharai – Significance & Learnings – Naivethyams.
Roasting the Rice Flour is again an important and integral portion of the process of making Nombu Adai. The rice flour has to be roasted on a medium flame for about 7-8 minutes until it reaches a consistency where you can pick it up and draw a line with it . It would have changed … Continue reading Vella Adai for Karadaiyan Nombu.
Karadaiyan Nombu is the tamil ritual where married women pray for the well being of their husbands and little girls pray to get good husbands in future. This ritual is observed at the time the tamil month of Masi ends and the month of Panguni begins. It`s believed that Savithri who was a very devout… Continue reading Karadaiyan Nombu Significance & Offerings – Uppu Adai (Steamed rice cakes flavoured with seasonings)