Navaratri

सर्वमंगल मांगल्ये शिवे सर्वार्थसाधिकेशरण्ये त्रयम्बके गौरी नारायणी नमोस्तुते One who bestows auspiciousness to one and all, the one who accomplishes all objectives, to the three-eyed Mother of the three worlds, I surrender to you, O Gauri, I bow again and again to you. To celebrate the commencement of Navratri, I did this watercolor and ink … Continue reading Navaratri

Ganesh Chaturthi 2022

वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्यकोटि समप्रभ ।निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा ॥  Salutations to Sri Ganesha, who has a curved Trunk, who has a Large Body, and whose splendor is similar to Million Suns;O Ganesh, Please make my undertakings free of obstacles by always blessings me and my works. Wishing you all a happy Ganesh Chaturthi. 🙏 Sharing some pictures of our Ganoba 🙏 This is what we served our Bappa 😊 Ganpati Bappa Moraya 🙏

Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi. 2022

PC: Pinterest Wishing all, my dear Adbhut friends, a blessed Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi. Devshayani Ekadashi, also known as Maha Ekadashi, Padma Ekadashi, or Prathama Ekadashi, is one of the most important days for the Hindus. This Ekadashi is called Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi because it is believed that on this day, Bhagawan Vishnu goes to sleep … Continue reading Devashayani Ashadhi Ekadashi. 2022

Akshaya Tritiya 2022

Hindu Festivals, Akshaya Tritiya, Sanskrit Learning, Sanatana Dharma

Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. Hey, Akshay Tritiya 2022 is here. And so are all the advertisements for bringing in luck, prosperity, auspiciousness, eternal joy, and everlasting peace by buying the precious yellow metal. So, are you all heading to your favorite jeweler? I have consistently followed this ritual for the past … Continue reading Akshaya Tritiya 2022

Double Celebrations: Gudi Padwa/Ugadi and Blog Anniverssary

Hindu Festivals, Ugadi, Gudi Padva, Blog Anniverssary.

It's already three years since my first post on my blog, "This Adbhut Life!". At that time, it was called "Walls, Doors, Windows and much more." Yes, I started "This Adbhut Life!" on this auspicious day of Yugadi/ Ugadi/ Gudi Padwa. Here, I am considering the Hindu Panchangam for counting the beautiful years gone by … Continue reading Double Celebrations: Gudi Padwa/Ugadi and Blog Anniverssary

Holi 2022

Holi, Colors, Hindu Festivals, Holika, Rangoli

Wishing you all a Happy Holi with this simple amateurish Rangoli. This👇is what I could do. But it felt great to hold the Rangoli powder and play with colors after almost three decades. You see, past few years, all I drew for every festival is the star, swastika, lotus, and lamp… this feels good… even … Continue reading Holi 2022

Maha Shivaratri 2022

https://anchor.fm/kalyani-sreedhar-kakade/episodes/Maha-Shivaratri-2022-e18e3b9 Namaskar, my dear Adbhut friends. I am wishing you all an auspicious and happy Mahashivaratri. On this pious occasion, I am reciting a small Stotram श्रीशिवपञ्चाक्षरस्तोत्रम् ( Shree Shiva Panchakshara Stotram). Panchakshara (पञ्चाक्षर) means "five letters" in Sanskrit and refers to the five holy letters Na, Ma, Śi, Vā, and Ya. Each Shloka in the … Continue reading Maha Shivaratri 2022

🙏Sree Datta Jayanti 🙏

Namaskar, my dear Adbhut friends, and warm Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Sree Dutta Jayanti.  Datta Jayanti, also known as Dattatreya Jayanti, is celebrated on the full moon of Margashirsha to mark the birth of Bhagawan Sree Dattatreya. Datta Maharaj is revered and loved across Bharat, especially in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh. … Continue reading 🙏Sree Datta Jayanti 🙏

Kojagiri Pournima

Switch of all the artificial lamps and light.To enjoy the smiling glow of this beautiful night. He is all alone in the sky every night of the year.Be his companion today to witness the brightest sphere. Soak yourself in the soothing light of his healing rays.More than enough to energize you for many, many days. … Continue reading Kojagiri Pournima

Happy Vijaya Dashmi and Dusshera

Happy Vijaya Dashmi and Dussehra wish to you all, my lovely friends. Sharing with you this beautiful video of Devi Ma decorated with one lakh Bangles. https://videopress.com/v/FTQBAEWw?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata This one👇is the video clip of Mata Shantalaxmi, Goa . Listening to 🎻... https://videopress.com/v/yTdoLVi6?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata Such amazing traditional rituals filled with devotion and uplifting the five senses and the … Continue reading Happy Vijaya Dashmi and Dusshera