Saturday, April 2, 2011

Pon Vilantha Kalathur Part 2


Continued from Pon Vilantha Kalathur Part 1

Nadhaswaram is the divine music played in all temples in Tamilnadu. The majestic music always precedes the procession.  You can listen to it in the video section.Don't miss it..!
















Getting ready for his part of the action..!






Another guy caught young..!
It is lunch time now.. Close to about 300 people were seated around the temple mandapam...!



Eagerly awaiting the food..!
The delicious sweet rice..!



















Miss these short VIDEOS..only if you don't have 5 minutes to spare.!

Procession 

Divine Lullaby..!


Nadhaswaram the divine music..!


The climax ,Thirumanjanam- the holy bath to God..!



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16 comments:

  1. Fantastic, fascinating, inspiring incredible post for the day as always, Sridharan and your photos are all breathtaking! Such a colorful beautiful place! Your close up capture of the young boy is superb! You could drown in those eyes! Thank you, as always, for sharing the beauty and history of your country with us! Hope you and your family have a wonderful weekend!

    Sylvia

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  2. Oh, I got so carried away I forget to tell you how much I enjoyed the videos and the music! Perfect!!

    S

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  3. Wonderful captures all. I like the colorful door, interesting photo subject.

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  4. Beautiful pics as always... Absolutely loved them, I love that south indian music that plays in temples, I is so catchy and divine...
    Lovely videos too, wow...

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  5. Great photos, superb colours, love the door with all these colourful little squares.
    Very intersting and inspiring as usual. :)

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  6. Wonderful glimpses of tradition.

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  7. Thanks all for stopping by and commenting!

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  8. Great coverage.
    Just saw your previous coverage on Gingee Fort! I've been there during my high school, but never wrote my travelogue about it. You reminded me. Will write soon!!!
    Arupathumoovar Festival
    The 8-piece skirt

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  9. Thank you very much !!
    its very interesting for me from The Netherlands
    Your blog is a gem for India :-)

    greetings
    Kareltje =^.^= ♥ Betsie >^.^<
    Anya :)

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  10. Thanks Bhusha! I have one more fort to see in Gingee.

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  11. Thanks Anya for stopping by.. I am glad you liked my blog.!

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  12. The food looks so great, especially the sweet rice ;)

    I am leaving the videos for later, they are taking too long to load...

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  13. Colourful and bright photos. The utsavar is resplendent wyth all finery.

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  14. Thanks Chitra..! The golden crown was exquisite..! Kind of tough for me to capture these, as all of them are indoor! I don't like to use flash normally.

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  15. Thanks TGS..!

    Thanks Sid.. I wish I had compressed the video, but it lowers the quality!

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