A Deed of Blessed Creation to the kids of an Orphanage

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Yesterday when i woke from short afternoon nap, a sudden thought striked me. Why can’t I donate earrings made by me to the kids in a orphanage. Immediately i discussed it with my hubby and took action to fulfill the thought which striked me. Then, purchased the wanted materials and packed it in covers separately. Then conversed with the orphanage people and fixed an appointment with them today evening. Spent awesome 30 mins there. I had taken most of the earring collections, bangles, hairpins, color pencils. This is the first deed after having started my home business. Our small gesture towards them brought an immense pleasure in their faces..  The pleasure enjoyed with them was priceless. Felt satisfied on seeing their faces. I handed over personally each kid a pair of earrings and other stuff. So happy to be with them. A evening spent in a whole hearted way. Hope to do more such acts in future. Thanks to the Almighty for giving me such an opportunity.The orphanage details are as follows: UDHAVUM ULLANGAL, located at West Karikalan street,  Adambakkam, Chenna 600 088. Near St.Thomas mount railway station.

With the tiny tots in Udhavum Ullangal

With the tiny tots in Udhavum Ullangal

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A Very Short temple visit to Palani n Tharaapuram

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After a long time, am writing a travelogue- A very short trip to Palani.

On Nov 22nd night, we started(me, raghu. mom n dad) around 9.30pm and landed in palani around 7.10 am in railway feeder road palani near KPN office the next day. Then we were escorted to a hotel where we are supposed to stay! The hotel where we stayed is  “Vasantha Bhavan – Abirrami Residency”. We had a comfortable stay there except for the fact that it was little far from the temple.

After we entered the hotel, we had our bath and got ready by 8.30 am. Then we started to temple in a auto. While climbing up, we went through   யானை வழிப் பாதை. We carried a small pot of milk, and another pot of curd while climbing up for abishegam. At around 10.15 am we reached the temple.Then we went in 100 rs. queue. Since we did  abishegam, we were allowed to sit for 5-7 mins. After the darshan, we came downwards thru ropecar. Then, we went to our place to take rest.

In the evening, we went in a car to a temple named periyavudaiyar thirukkovil.

 அருள்மிகு பெரியாவுடையார் திருக்கோவில்


அருள்மிகு பெரியாவுடையார் திருக்கோவில்

Its a sivan temple. We had pongal prasadam there and then slowly started towards thaarapuram anjaneyar temple which was 40 kms from palani. The full name of the temple is “Kaadu anumantharaya swami temple”.

 அருள்மிகு காடு அனுமந்தராயச்வாமி திருக்கோவில்


அருள்மிகு காடு அனுமந்தராயச்வாமி திருக்கோவில்

We had a superb darshan there. We prayed for everyone’s well being. Since it was saturday, had a lot of rush in the temple. Inspite of the rush in the temple, we had a good darshan there. Then on the way we had our dinner and came back to the hotel peacefully. The next day, me n raghu alone went to the temple again to have a darshan. We climbed upwards through யானை வழிப் பாதை.

அருள்மிகு பழனியாண்டவர் திருக்கோவில்

அருள்மிகு பழனியாண்டவர் திருக்கோவில்

We both enjoyed climbing up.. We had a darshan for 2 secs only in rajaalangaram. the same 100 rs queue. Same way, while coming down also, we came thru the same way!! We had a great time!!

Then after returning from the temple to the room, we visited the nearby shops for timepass. After that, as usual took rest.. Then in the night we started our journey back to chennai. On the whole, it was a relaxing 2 days short temple visit trip to palani..

இரவு ஒளியில் பழனியாண்டவர் திருக்கோவில்

இரவு ஒளியில் பழனியாண்டவர் திருக்கோவில்

DIY craft-Christmas Decor

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A DIY craft from  Lovehobbycraft

A very simple craft… Love beads in any form/model.

Christmas Decor

Christmas Decor

Materials needed:

Base: Thermocol/Felt paper/Hairpins which are broader ones.

Satin Ribbon of any color, beads of your choice and glue.

Method:

1.Put satin ribbon in bow shape n stick to thermocol.

2. Stick beads with glue in tree shape. I used assorted red color beads, green n black pearls.

I have modified the tutorial with beads n base i used is different…. Enjoyed doing this project!!

Happy Diwali 2013

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Diwali

A Festival of Lights,
Where good wins over evil,
Story of Narakasura comes to mind
for diwali each year…

All the memories of yesteryear’s diwali
comes to mind,
Where some would not go near crackers

but would enjoy seeing others
bursting crackers…..Home full of friends n relatives
Amidst tv programmes,Eating different kinds of sweets….

Stomach getting full in minutes,
After effect -Indigestion,

Also a full day of noise pollution,
What fun those days were!!

Lovely, Lovable memories….

Wishing one n all a Very Happy Diwali 2013!

This year i made

1.Thengaipaal muruku-courtesy: Jeyashri’s kitchen

2. Ompodi – Courtesy: Jaya tv cookery programme

3. Oats Laddu- Courtesy: Padhu’s kitchen

4. Atta Laddu- Courtesy: Sharmi’s Passions

bhakshanams

bhakshanams

Feeling gud that i was able to make all these this time!!! Wishing everyone a happy, prosperous, safe n memorable diwali 2013!! Have a great time friends…..Njoi!!!

Alternative Approach to Life by me

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Like we see God in a Mother’s form… same way is doctor too!!

If doctor’s treatments does not yield proper or positive results, we should not leave hope n instead grow our belief in the almighty still more stronger for our mind to be.. We can find out a way to come out of it!! There is a saying that “If one door is closed, there is another door opened out for sure”.. So believe in yourself and your belief in god stronger!!!

At this time, crafts give a new lease of life to me which i had been practising for more than 5 yrs now…. that too in various forms.. Still interested in learning more!!

Hope to learn more n waiting for more merrier moments to come!!!

Slow n steady my wishes come true in my personal life too!!!

Wish am able to achieve things in life!!

Hope the almighty makes me more stronger to face the toughest situations also…

Happy that i resumed back blogging…Also feel gud that am able to take things in a easy way instead of cry, brooding over etc….

Thanks to the whole hearted support given to me by each n everyone in my family!!!!

GOD IS GREAT!!!