Events

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

Ullal Brahmotsava – 2010 with Swamiji’s visit

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.

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Mulki Bhaskar Bhat-maam’s Sahasra Chandra Darshan

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..

Kodial Teru (Car festival) Photo album – 2010

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…

Heritage Yakshagana Puppets of Uppinakuduru

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 – 2009 – Magic Divine

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.

Dassehra Konkani Bhajan CD Launch – “Raak Re Venkataramana”

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.

Konkani Sammelan – Proud to be Konkani Song

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!