Friday, January 15, 2010

Class 14 (1/16/2010) Happy sa.M.kraa.M.ti /

Find these ten words. The words may appear in any direction.

A harvest festival celebrated in several parts of India; Also called Pongal, Lohri, Uttarayan
A decoration made in front of the house - with chalk powder. The design is made with dots, lines and arcs; and this is later decorated with flowers and colors; Each day is welcomed with a new design
A ball made of cow dung, decorated with colors and flowers and placed in "muggu"
హరి దాసు
Haridaasu - a singer in praise of Lord Vishnu - visits each house during 'SaMkraaMti" festival and collects rice and harvest
డూడూ బసవన్న
Basvanna - accompanied by a decorated ox / cow - plays the flute (called sa.nna.yi) or drums and directs the cow/ox to sit, stand or shake its head
భోగి మంట  ma.M.Ta
bon fire: Old stuff is burned in this bon fire as a symbol of discarding the past and welcoming new 
ధాన్య లక్ష్మి
dhaa.nya  la.xmi
Goddess of harvest
గో మాత
goo  maa.ta
Sacred Cow - is worshipped by Hindus
Sweets are made and shared; "" (fried patties made of flour, sugar and ghee are popular)

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  1. Thank you.For posting wonder full class about Telugu. I am south Africa we are planning Telugu class in Telugu in Johannesburg .please it will great help us. if you can send us the word documents of all lessons to my email