Today, Ullal a suburban town of mangalore, known for its Nethravati Bridge, celebrated its Brahmotsava. Here is an album of photos clicked just today. As fresh as it can get. The event was graced by Shrimad Samyameendra Teertha Swamiji of Kashi Mutth Samsthan. Here are two albums of Swamiji’s visit and the Ullal Brahmotsava.
We are glad to present you the first of a multi part series in honour of Shri Kiran Kamath. After being felicitated as “Gaana Gambhir” Kiran-anna is being bestowed with another coveted title today at Chennai. We present to you the first among a series of recording of his concert.
A memorable and historic event in honor of Shri Mulki Bhaskar Bhat-maam brought alive forever, by his Grandson Tulasidas Pai, and our professional photography mentor – Manju Neereshwallya, of Studio XL Mangalore Fame… Radio Idli offers respect and pranams to one of the Greatest Vaidiks of the world. Read the article and watch the slideshows.. right here..
With the grace of Lord Balaji, we have with us this year a generous photographic contribution of Kodial Teru from Manju Neereshwalya. To people around Mangalore, Manju needs no introduction. His pictures are most sought after, and are featured in almost every newspaper and website related to Mangalore. We welcome Manju as a contributor to Radio Idli and request his continued support… read more to see the photo slide show…
Uppinakuduru is a town near Kundapura, Karnataka, which may not gain instant recall unless you are an ardent lover of Yakshagana Puppets. For over 6 generations, the Uppinakuduru Kamath’s family has been the pioneer and torchbearer of the Art of Yakshagana Puppetry. Bhaskar Kogga Kamath is currently the lead “Sutradhar” of this invaluable heritage art and Saraswat Pride. We bring to you a slide show of few photographs of their show at Kurla Balaji Mandir, and an earnest appeal to donate for a great cause…. read on..
Mulki Prathishta Punnav is a very holy festival for Gaud Saraswat Brahmins, particularly from South Canara district. Tulasidas Pai, from Panaji, Goa, grandson of the renowned and respected Mulki Shri Bhaskar Bhat has brought us the divine privilege of a photographic journey of the festival, including the teru (chariot fest). Tulasidas also gives us a personal account of the whole experience.
There couldn’t be a bigger Vijaya Dashami celebration at Radio Idli. Shri Raghavendra Mallya, a maestro at pakhawaj and an ardent music lover embarked on a project to launch “Raak Re Venkataramana”, filled with divine lyrics and compositions of Shri Santosh “Madhav” Kudva. The album consisting of eight melodious bhajans was released yesterday at the hands of Shri Puttur Narasimha Nayak who generously came all the way to Mumbai from Bangalore, just for the release.The album is graced with great performances by Shri Kiran Kamath, Shri Vinayak Prabhu, Akshata Mallya and Shri U. Padmanabh Pai. We are glad to present two songs from the album, and present you a divine opportunity to book your own copy complete with the lyrics of the bhajans.
Puttur Pandurang Nayak-maam rendered a divine concert at Vashi, during the last Chaturmasya of Shrimad Sudhindra Teertha Swamiji. He kept the audience spellbound with a collection of is best songs.
Rich talents and celebration of our brethern Saraswats in UAE returns. And this time around it is as fresh and young, as it can ever be. Aruna Shenoy shares with us videos of talented children from UAE Amchigele Samaaj Baala Vrinda.
Konkani Sammelans held by our Saraswat Brethern in the US have been the most popular events in bringing together our community in a country far away from their roots. The “Proud to be Konkani” song has been very memorably preseted at the Sammelan, and we are thankful to have a copy of it, to be shared with Saraswats worldwide!