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Thursday, October 30, 2008

We Can Officially Write Now

We did the ceremony this Vijay Dashmi
The major items needed for the ritual-
1. The Kalash contained water having generous sprinkling of cardamom and kesar
2. The rice mixed with haldi-kumkum and spread out on a banana leaf
3. A bowl of honey to render a sweet voice
4. Books, crayons, slate, chalk- their writing instruments

Sweet Beginnings- with honey and sugar candy

Writing the alphabet on the Rice
And then on the SlateThe Finished WorkAnd now for some reading
Recieving the "Degree"- Note the expression- the smile lit up at the sight of the crayons
Presenting the degree to the proud parents
Together we shall achieve

10 comments:

Artnavy said...

very sweet pics- they look so cute in the dhotis

Monika said...

very sweet pics... I hope they write as well as u know :)

Monika,Ansh said...

very sweet pictures. Love the dhoti clad young men!
It's so nice to knwo about each other's customs through this forum. :)

Rohini said...

What a lovely ritual? Awesome pics.

dipali said...

Lovely!

Mamma mia! Me a mamma? said...

Lovely! We bongs have something similar during Saraswati Puja. It'll be the YO's turn this year!

Asha said...

congrats and happy writing! :)

Mama - Mia said...

very very nice ITW. the whole ceremony seems so interesting and kids look adorable!! and parents very proud! :)

cheers!

abha

the mad momma said...

what a lovely idea Itchy. Starting off your literate life with God's blessings...

Usha said...

yay, they look like two propah South Indian boys in their dhotis and chandan, kumkum. Actually like two little krishnas. Muah.