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Celebrating Gowri Habba by giving away Morada Bagina
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Celebrating Gowri Habba by giving away Morada Bagina

August 29, 2019

Bamboo artisans receive a caning, thanks to non-availability of bamboo and dipping sales  By Nandini Srinivasan Whatever be the pace at which the world is changing, cultural beliefs do not seem to have taken a backseat. All the festivals being celebrated with the same fervour as in the past is enough proof to this. “Festivals…

Celebrating Gowri Habba with Morada Baagina
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Celebrating Gowri Habba with Morada Baagina

September 11, 2018

‘Mora,’ the humble kitchen utensil woven from bamboo strips, gains immense significance during the month of Shravana in Karnataka. This simple bamboo tray, which is otherwise mainly used to separate the grain from the chaff, clean grains and pulses, becomes a very auspicious part of the Gowri festival which will be celebrated by womenfolk at…

Heavy rush at city markets for Gowri, Ganesha
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Heavy rush at city markets for Gowri, Ganesha

August 23, 2017

Mysuru: It is the Bhadrapada month of the Hindu calendar for which the Hindus across the world eagerly wait. This is the time when people welcome Goddess Gowri and her son Lord Ganesha to their houses. While Gowri festival is celebrated on the third day of Bhadrapada month (Thrithiya) which falls on Aug. 24 (tomorrow),…

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