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Amma's Sraththam - 2009

Amma's Sraththam - 2009

We three brothers (Sugavanam, Jayaraman, and self) perform the sraththams of our parents every year at Chennai; our elder brother Sundaresan performs at Dapodi, Pune.

Amma's Thithi is Aani, Krishna Paksham, Ashtami.

This year (2009) amma's thithi came on Wednesday, 15 July. Vijaya and I purchased all the grocery items, Vaathiyar Saamaankal like Varatti four days before, from Ambika Appalam Depot Mylapore. Two days before the thithi, we purchased all the vegetables, fruits incl vaazhaipazham from South Mada Street. On 14th evening Krithika purchased Vaazhai Ilai and Pushpam from Mylapore. This year we could not get the long variety of Pudalangkaai.

Savithri came from Hosur a week back to Ramesh house at Mugappair and she came here on 14th evening. She and I cut the vegetables. Veshti - Pudavai were washed and dried.

On 15th, the day of Sraththam, we three got up by 4-40 AM and started the work. Mangalam, Saroja, Sugavanam, Uma arrived one by one. Ramamurt…