The famous Karkala Teru (annual chariot festival) is brought alive by Swaroopa Shenoy as she continues her divine duty and generosity for the second time around. Swaroopa, a technology professional from Bangalore, shares her photographic talents and love for Saraswat festivals with us through this wonderful coverage of the festival. She presents here a photo-slideshow of the same.
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
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…
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)
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 […]
Dr. Kiran Baliga provides all of us a pilgrimage to Bantwal Teru (chariot festival). This comes closely after the coverage of Mangalore teru by Kudpi Rajanikanth Shenoy, Nithin Rao and Prakash Kamath. *Flash news Announcement********************************************************* ” As per reliable sources, Budding Star Balachandra Prabhu has just left Hubli for his show in Mumbai.. He would […]
Kodial Theru 2008 Report : Rajanikanth Shenoy, Kudpi Video courtesy : Nithin Rao, Kumblekar and Prakash Kamath, Kanthavar Mangalore, Feb 18, 2008 The famous ‘Mangalore Car Festival’ or ‘Kodial Theru” was celebrated with gaiety and devotion on February 13, 2008. Ratharohan or ascending the chariot was held at 6.00p.m., and the Grand Chariot was drawn […]