Showing posts from May, 2020

Naga Chaturthi Pooja procedure in Tamil

நாக சதுர்த்தி பூசை ( in Tamil ) The video below is from my YouTube channel and it gives the Puja procedure in Tamil and has English subtitles         What do we offer for Naga Deivam pepper, channa dhal, rice flour a paste made from rice flour, jaggery, ghee another ball made from white sesame and jaggery Puffed rice, milk with a drop of ghee is also offered as also water Apply turmeric only to Naga Cotton vastra decorated with turmeric is offered For flowers, jasmine is preferred First offer milk and water twice , then clean the Nagas Offer other offerings mentioned above Perform pooja Naivedyam include mangoes and coconut Perform aarthi, offer camphot After Pooja children are asked to offer milk to Naga and pray for the welfare of their brothers and sisters Elders pray for the welfare of the children. Watch the video and celebrate the festival Now a simple pambu kolam for the Pooja.  Place dots in a circle as shown.  The images are compressed because I rot

Nagara Panchami rangoli Naga Panchami kolam

Naga Chaturthi rangoli | muggulu A festival celebrated for the well being of children and siblings has snake rangoli designs as an important part of the festival celebration.  Some snake ( haavu ) rangoli designs for the festival. If you would like a trendy and different Naga kolam you can try this design .   Or if you like traditional designs some of them are shown below  Easy snake rangoli without dots Simple and big snake rangoli Padi kolam theme in snake kolam Paambu kolam in padi kolam for Naga Chaturthi and Naga Panchami festival This kolam is drawn only on the door step Naga Panchami story It is said that in the month of Sravana , Panchami day, a farmer accidentally damaged an ant hill with his plough killing the young ones of cobra couple .  The female cobra took revenge on the farmer biting all his family members.  His duaghter who was married off and lived at a different place was perform

9 pulli kambi kolam pinnal kolangal

This kolam uses 9 to 1 dots ner pulli.  We get a beautiful pattern at the centre with simple designs on either side.  As usual the steps shown through pictures.  Invariably I add the position of the hand to show in which direction the kolam is progressing. This kolam uses 9 dots 3 rows then 3 by 3 dots on either side Next kambigal kolam is with 9 to 1 dots ner pulli.  As most of these designs need steps  I have shared a few for those who may need them. The next kolam uses 9 by 9 dots.  Using colours makes it easy to follow the steps The next  kolam drawn such that the side view is shown.  I have added colours for a change The dot pattern is 9 dots, 7 dots 2 rows then 5 and 1 The next kolam - 9 dots 4 rows then 5 dots 2 rows and the design in a couple of steps for learning the technique and method This kolam uses a 9 by 5 dot grid.  Quite tricky and challenging too.  However a common kolam