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Monday, January 18, 2010

PONGAL CELEBRATIONS AT HOME

The turmeric plant at our backyard in full bloom three months before



Harvest before the festival Bhogi



My daughter puts a kolam in the frontyard for the festival




Pongal paanai decorated with the harvested turmeric





Kanu festival


23 comments :

  1. Wow. Everything looks so beautiful. You have celebrated it so elaborately..must be fun and lot of work. The aviyal looks perfect, I love to have it with rice and rasam.

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  2. Lovely pictures..was nice viewing it...

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  3. Wow!!! I love the beautiful pictures...never seen a pongal celebration...thanks for sharing the photos:)

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  4. Very traditional pongal celebration, really miss everything here..

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  5. Excellent Shanthi! It is so good to celebrate with elders and dear ones.

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  6. A perfect celebration captures.. Looks fantastic. The kolam is amazing. Hats off to your daughter. Nice to see a very traditional post on the whole. :) Wish you a belated Happy pongal. :)

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  7. Lovely celebration, the kolam is beautiful. Kudos to your daughter.

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  8. Nice to see celebration through pics....

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  9. Beautiful pics, lovely celebrations.

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  10. that's so nice to share the pongal celebration!! I have the impression of almost being there :):)everything is so perfect and done traditionally!! so lovely with the home cultivated turmeric!!!

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  11. WOwwwwww...love all the pictures - it feels like my home in salem - the kanu reminds me of what we all did at home. Love that you grew your own turmeric. And perfectly harvested it for Pongal.

    Unga ponny kolam rombha super. Loved it!

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  12. Its so lovely to see how the celebrations take place ,the rangolis are amazing.So beautiful.Thanks for dropping by my blog hope to see you again soon.

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  13. Nice lovely pictures...pretty kolam too :) It has been 2 years since I put kolam for this season...I miss all the celebrations back in India.

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  14. Wow lovely pictures... Very traditional... Super kolam and pongal..

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  15. Nice and lovely pictures. I couldnot keep Kanu here. Kolam is excellent.

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  16. Wow So beautiful pictures... So big and colourful rangoli... Being in US most of us are missing the celebrations..

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  17. So beautiful...Loved the kolam and the traditional celebrations!! :)

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  18. Became nostalgic seeing all these,my mom and MIL has same kind of vengala uruli ,still i dont own one..next year for sure!

    Kolam looks neat and nice :)

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  19. YOur festival is very inviting.....missing all the fun.

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  20. This is so very traditional. I miss those days!

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  21. It was so nice to see the traditional pics. Loved the beautiful Kolam too:)

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  22. U celebrated traditionally like my mom,Beautiful kolam

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