Category: Festivals

Mahaa Maasi Maham

Masi Makam or Masi Magam is an important festival in the Tamil speaking world. The festival falls in the Tamil Month of Masi (February – March).  This year it is the Mahaa maham.  Mahaa Maham is celebrated once in twelve years. Maham or Makam is one among the twenty seven stars in the astrological system. The makam star in the...

Koodaravalli

Andal is the only woman among the Azhwars. Her devotion to Lord Ranganathar gave rise to many pasurams. This bhakthi endeared her to the Lord, who accepted her as his bride. Sri Andal sang the Thiruppavai containing 30 verses – one verse for each day of Margazhi (December – January) – in praise of Lord Narayana. On the 27th day,...

Hanuman Jayanthi

In Tamil Nadu, Anjaneyar Jayanthi is observed on Moolam Nakshatram in the Margazhi month or Margali Masam, which is one of the most auspicious months in Tamil Calendar.  Hanuman Jayanthi is observed during various time of year by different Hindu communities. Majority of the people observe it on the Purnima or full moon day in the Chaitra month (March –...

Importance of Onions

           Hi Everybody!!! Today, I have shared you an article about Onions. I came across this article in Today’s newspaper and could not resist myself posting it here. I have seen some people avoid taking onions and garlic  in their food.  But once you read about the health benefits it have, definitely you will change your mindset....

Vinayagar Chathurthi

Vinayagar Chathurthi is celebrated to honour Lord Ganesha. He has different names like Ganesha, Pillayar, Vinayagar, Moshika vaahanar.  He is the God who removes obstacles. Whenever we start some new ventures in life, first we offer prayers to Pillayar. A coconut is broken in front of the temple. It is called s Sedhar thengai. As the coconut breaks and scatter the...

Happy Parents ‘Day

Happy Parents day to my dear Amma(N.P.Bhageerathy),  Appa(S.Sankaranarayanan)  and all the parents in the world who celebrate this day.. Parents’ day is held on the fourth Sunday of July. This day is observed in United States of America. Though I am from India, I feel there is nothing wrong in wishing someone if it makes them happy. So when I...

Happy women’s day

The day has arrived after much anticipation by a large section of women which reminds us all how an individual should go along with an woman and young lady. International women’s day is celebrated on March 8th every year. The theme of 2015 is “Empowering women, Empowering humanity” which is proclaimed by UNO. The willingness to listen, The patience to...

Blog’s second anniversary

It was exactly two years back, Super duper kitchen was born. I was surprised and shocked when I received the wishes from wordpress. Yes!!! It is unbelievable. I started writing the blog as a hobby and now it has become a commitment for me to post something to keep my blog active. In that way it helps me to try...

Diwali

Diwali, like many other festivals has many stories and reasons backing its celebrations. The most popular one is the return of Lord Rama with his queen Sita and brother Lakshman from their 14 year exile after vanquishing Ravana. The other reasons are to commemorate the marriage of Goddess Lakshmi with Lord Vishnu, killing of Narakasura by lord Krishna, return of...

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