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Seven step ‘Sweet Annakoot’ offered at Nandalala Temple for Krishna Jayanthi

August 29, 2016

Sri Krishna Sweets- annakootAs part of the Krishna Jayanthi celebrations, a Govardhan puja was held at Nandalala Temple at Ranga Road, Mylapore recently.

According to the Bhagavata Puranam, Lord Krishna lifted the Govardhan Hill on his little finger to provide the villagers of Vrindavan shelter from torrential rains. Annakoot also called ‘a mountain of food’ is offered by devotees during this time to pay their respects to the Govardhan hill.

This year, the speciality of the Annakoot at the temple was that in addition to dhal, vegetables, pulses, fried savory foods, lemon rice, tamarind rice, curd rice and other items, a sweet Annakoot was also offered to the deity.


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August 29, 2016

A winged visitor at Mylapore Chitrakulam

A winged visitor at Mylapore Chitrakulam

Among the vibrant flowers dotting the surface of the Chitrakulam, Nandkishore Kotipalli spotted this egret. His parents live in Mandavelli, a few blocks away from the Chitrakulam. During this routine walk around the area, he saw the bird and immediately captured it […]

August 28, 2016

Tulsi Silks makes its debut in Lakme Fashion Show

Tulsi Silks makes its debut in Lakme Fashion Show

Tulsi Silks has been a popular name in the city for more than twenty years. Now, this brand makes its first entry into the national fashion arena. Sarees crafted by the store will be featured as a part of the Lakme […]

August 28, 2016

Lalitha Kala Vedika to celebrate 21st anniversary; On Aug 30 and 31

Lalitha Kala Vedika is celebrating its 21st anniversary at Sir Sivaswami Kalalaya Senior Secondary School, Mylapore on Aug 30 and 31. The chief guests are Justice AR. Lakshmanan and  MLA R. Natraj. The Lalitha Kala Vedika Gold Medal will be […]

August 28, 2016

Probus Club to distribute scholarships to students

Probus Club of Chennai will be distributing scholarships to deserving students (Class IX to XII) at an event to be held on Aug 30 and 31 at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Alwarpet. S. Gopalakrishnan, vice – president, Probus […]

August 27, 2016

Rani Meyyammai School team wins Chennai quiz

Rani Meyyammai School team wins Chennai quiz

S. Aishwarya and M. Suganya of Rani Meyammai Girls School, R A Puram lifted the rolling trophy as winners of the annual Madras Quiz held for Tamil medium schools in the city in connection with Madras Week celebrations. Despite the […]

August 27, 2016

Exhibitions going on in the area – Ganesha and mass of Madras

Exhibitions going on in the area - Ganesha and mass of Madras

MANY FACES OF GANESHA – ‘GANESHA 365,’ is an exhibition of a hundred distinct artworks from a curated collection of 365. Each work has been detailed with a blend of varied digital techniques and styles. Apartfrom the display, the rest will be on […]

August 27, 2016

Quick meals and baking – workshops this week

Quick meals and baking - workshops this week

10 MINUTE MEALS – At this workshop quick 10 minute recipes will be demonstrated by Chef Anup Rai. Learn how to make dragon veg stick, bullet vegetable, coconut roll, Chinese crispy noodles salad, mutton balls with bell pepper, chicken patty with […]

August 27, 2016

Foodies explore Mylaopore’s famous joints; Madras Day 2016 event

Foodies explore Mylaopore's famous joints; Madras Day 2016 event

Mylapore’s food joints which serve traditional snacks and tiffin always draw people who wish to explore these places for the first time. And so, despite the drizzle and Met Department’s warning of rain, a small group of people assembled at […]

August 27, 2016

Food fests this week; in our area

Food fests this week; in our area

SPICY ANDHRA MEALS – The Raintree, St. Mary’s road will be hosting the flavours of Andhra cuisine at their all-day dining restaurant, Colony. The food festival will be spearheaded by Chef Umapathy. The menu will feature koora, pappu and pulusu. For […]

August 27, 2016

Traditional clothes, kids outfits – shopping expos this weekend

Traditional clothes, kids outfits - shopping expos this weekend

PAVADAI & THAVANI – Getting ready for the festivals coming up? Pranaya Designs has organised an exhibition and sale on Aug 29 and 20. Find cotton and brocade blouses, traditional pavadai & thavani and more. At C. P. Art Centre, 1, Eldams […]

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