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Amma Sraththam - 2014

Amma's Sraththam - 2014

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

This year (2014) amma's thithi came on Friday, 20 June 2014.

Vijaya and I purchased the grocery items from Marthandam Stores, Lakshmipuram, Thiruvanmiyur. Vathyar Samangal like erumuttai, saraay were available in the house. A day before the thithi, on 19-06-2014,we purchased all the vegetables and fruits, and Vazhai Ilai from Thiruvanmiyur market.  Earlier we purchased four blouse bits from Mylapore. 

On 19th evening, Vijaya and I cut vegetables. and made all prelim works. 

On the day of Sraththam, we two got up by 4-45 AM and started the work. At 08:00 Jayaraman came with Kalyani and Purnima. They have shifted to Chennaipattinam 45 km away recently. Sugavanam followed. Saroja did not come and Mangalam had gone to Thiruvannamalai. Later, Gayathri came.

Vijaya, had finished the cooking by the time Jayaraman came. Kalyani joined her later.

Sri Venkatesa Sarma (Sastrigal) came by 10-30 and started the rituals a…