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.
With generous efforts and courtesy of Dr. Kiran Baliga, the Bantwal Teru is brought alive for the third year on the Internet for viewing by Radio Idli and YouTube users. Kiran has done an amazing work with the clear videography and amazing editing that has captured the grace of the Lord as well as our Revered Shishya Swamiji Shrimad Samyamindra Teertha Swamiji.
Shri Mahamaya-amma temple at Kudtheri, Mangalore, is celebrating its 500th year. 5 centuries ago, the idol of Shri Mahamaya Goddess was consecrated by our ancestors at Mangalore, who had left Goa along with our Idols, to save our community from the torturous Portuguese regime. We present to you some photographs of the Rathotsava of our Divine Mahamaya-Amma.
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…
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.
Our Chavati Celebrations in traditional GSB way is a matter of great community pride. Off late the media has been lured by it.. particularly by the aroma and taste of our very own Madgane. CNN IBN lately covered the Chavathi celebration of New Delhi, with a special attention to the coveted GSB desert. We would […]
Dr. Kiran Baliga, continues his holy service of last year, brings to us yet again, glimpses of the Teru of Bantwal. Rathotsavas , Chariot festivals or Car festivals as we may call it with different names. Teru, in amgele konkani, is something very close to our heart which means to us a festival of overnight celebration, marked with grandeur, divinity and unity. (videos available in full article)
GSB Seva Mandal Ganeshotsav, and more. Ananth Bhakta, our friend and a Manager with HDFC bank, brings to us a divine video of GSB Sabha Seva Mandal’s Ganapati – Visarjan Aarti. Ananth most readily agreed to share the video with us. He would share with us a detailed account on his blog : www.ananthabhaktha.blogspot.com Â […]
Sri Sharada Mahotsav is celebrated during Navaratri by the GSBâ€™s of Mangalore at the Acharya Math premises, which is situated inside the Sri Venkataramana Temple complex, Car Steet, Mangalore. This festival has been celebrated with religious fervour and devotion by our samaj bandhavas for the last 85 years. The 2007 Sri Sharada Mahotsav was the […]
Swaroopa Shenoy from bangalore, brings to us a magical photographic experience of an age old festival of GSBs – The Karkala Teru. Karkala, as most of us know, is one of our prime cultural centers. It is known for its Venkataramana Temple, fondly called as Padu-Tirupathi. Karkala is also a home and place of origin […]