Prime events by GSB sabhas and Saraswat institutions from around the world

Haridwar Chaturmas of Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji

The divine moments of Haridwar, further sanctified by the occasion of Chaturmas of Shrimad Sudhindra Tirtha Swamiji of Kashi Math Sansthan, is brought out alive through the photographs by Manju Neereshwallya. View the slideshow of the photographs right here

Venkatesh Kumar Dharwad’s concert by Sevanjali Trust

Sevanjali Trust is a youth driven charitable institution based in Mangalore that works towards different causes and activities with an objective to reach out to the needy sections of our community. Manju Neereshwallya, our active member, and a noted photo-journalist from Mangalore is an active member of the institution. He shares with us photographs of an event and video of a concert organized by Sevanjali Trust. The trust needs your whole hearted support. You may also leave your contacts through a link provided to participate for the cause.

5 minute magic on canvas – Vilas Nayak

What is the best thing that could ever happen to a 5 inch canvas, in 5 minutes flat? Our answer to that would be “Hues and Tunes” by Vilas Nayak. Here he brings an exceptional and self-developed live performance art of creating a larger than life portrait in just about five minutes. Vilas has been a finalist at “Superstar of Karnataka”. We share here few videos of the man himself and his romance with the canvas.

A Unique Kodial Teru experience in 25 minutes – Directorial Debut by Sithesh

“A beautiful walkthrough of the Kodial Teru, with the ambience of the festival, and its people, at the center” is how i would describe the directorial debut of a young Art Director of our Samaaj – Sithesh Govind. The 25 minute video walkthrough of the great festival, with some great visual effects and editing, has been recently blessed and released by Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji of Shri KashiMath Sansthan. We provide you here a 3 minute glimpse into the video, and an opportunity to place a CD request from the man himself — Sithesh Govind.. Check the article for more details and the video

Gowda Saraswath Sabha (U.K.) – the institution and a cultural program video

Gowda Saraswath Sabha (U.K.), a registered Charity with the Charity Commission of United Kingdom was established in 1986. The aim of the organisation is to promote togetherness amongst the community members, to make youngsters aware of the richness of the culture and history of the GSB community and the Konkani language. The Sabha raises funds for charitable causes both in UK and India. The Sabha also conducts various Social, cultural and entertainment programs throughout the year. Sudeep Shenoy, one of our long-standing members, brings to us more details from UK.

Rama Navami Rathotsava – Shri Ramanjaneya Temple – Vile Parle

Radio Idli spent a memorable week leading to the 75th Rama Navami celebrations at Shri Ramanjaneya Devasthana, Vile Parle. The temple is one of the oldest Saraswat Temples in Mumbai, founded by a Great Saint Shri Laxminarayan Maharaj. The temple today continues to be looked after by the sons of this great family, and has an annual Teru (rathotsava) much to the delight of Rama Devotees beyond even our community. We share with you the delight of photography of the event, granted to us generously by the Mandir

Konkani Yakshagana Magic – Part 1

Janapriya Yakshagana Kala Mandali bears the unique distinction of being the only mandal that performs the traditional art form in Konkani apart from Kannada, Tulu and even English! The group had performed in Kurla Balaji Mandir on 28th February. We are glad to bring to you some colourful snaps of the ballet.