Category: traditional

Multigrain Ganapati art 2

Multigrain Ganapati Art

This year, Akshara decided to try out something different. I took a printout of a Ganesha image and she stuck different couloured grains on top of the image. This resulted in a multigrain ganapati....

Ganesha Rangoli 0

Ganesha Rangoli

Nowadays Akshara wants to do whatever Vidhya does, started with the diya painting upto the traditional “kolam” outside the house. So, Vidhya gave her the colour and a free hand! After some time, Akshara...

Happy Diwali 2012 0

Happy Diwali 2012

Akshara had a very long Diwali vacation. So, the build up to Diwali was quite slow. But, with Navratri very close to Diwali, she was kept occupied by Vidhya. Akshara even painted her own...

First Mottai at Tirupati Temple 4

First Mottai at Tirupati Temple

After many months of deliberations based on the dates suggested by Georgian, Victorian, Tamilian, Google, Flight and What-Not Calendars, we finally ended up at Tirupati for Akshara’s first mottai/Tonsure of head/Mundan/haircut. We were in...

Radha says Happy Gokulashtami 6

Radha says Happy Gokulashtami

Last year, it was Krishna (See her for Akshara dressed up as Krishna). This year, the plan was for Radha. Also, her playschool had asked all girls to be dressed up as Radha and...