;
;
FG News

Ugadi: Festival of Prayers and Colors

04 Feb 17

Ugadi also known as Yugadi is an Indian festival which is mainly celebrated in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra. The name Ugadi is derived by combining of two Sanskrit words such as ‘yuga’-age and ‘adi’-beginning that describes the beginning of a new age. Yugadi refers to the start of an age we are living in now, the Kali Yuga which began when Lord Krishna left the world.

There are several rituals and customs associated with this festival. But do you know the significance of Ugadi? Here’s why this festival is celebrated. According to the traditions and rituals, preparations for the day of Ugadi begins a day or two prior to the actual date with ritualistic washing and cleaning of the houses. Shopping for decorative items and new clothes to wear on the day is also an important custom. The decoration of Ugadi includes mango leaves and rangoli making. People perform the ritualistic worship for good health and prosperity in the morning. These days’ people also prefer to hold poetry recitals. The Ugdi- cuisine includes dishes such as Pulihora and Bobbatlu, though the Ugadi Pachchadi is the typical dish associated with the festival. Ugadi Pachchadi is prepared with jaggery, raw mangoes, neem flower and raw tamarind. Ugadi is not just a festival but a tool to bring life to a state of enthusiasm and excitement.

 


Have You Ever Heard About Wheelchair Tennis?

26 Sep 17

Wheelchair tennis is one of the kinds of tennis developed to be adapted for wheelchair users. Dimensions of courts, balls and rackets are same for both pedestrian tennis and wheelchair tennis. The ...
Read more ...

Paint Your Nails the Way You Love

26 Sep 17

The creative ways to paint, decorate, enhance and embellish the nails is all in Nail Art. It is a kind of artistic work which can be performed on fingernails and toenails. The exact birth of nail t ...
Read more ...

It’s All about Wrestling- The Game of Power

25 Sep 17

Wrestling is a very ancient sport that was played in various parts of world. Usually it was known as a game to be fit and healthy. At the same time it was also used as a medium to express the autho ...
Read more ...

The Equation of Undular bore: Formation and Effects

25 Sep 17

“Undular bore” that is also known as Atmospheric Gravity Waves, is an event that occurs when a fluid or a gas is disturbed suddenly. It gives rise to a series of oscillations that propa ...
Read more ...

Kayaking: The Technique to Use a Kayak in the Moving Water

24 Sep 17

Kayak is a small and fine watercraft which is moved by means of a double-bladed paddle. The use of a Kayak in the moving water is called Kayaking. Many people confuse Kayaking with canoeing. Howeve ...
Read more ...


Related News