To all my Tamil blogger frenz " Me n My Hubby's Iniya Tamizh Puthandu Nalvazhthugal" and to keralite frenz "Happy Vishu".
Before Marriage, In my Parents house celebrate "Tamil New year " in a big way, we use to start preparing from previous day night itself. Put kolams in front of house, cleaning pooja room and setting the mirror and thampoolams in front of mirror. Inside pooja room we keep big mirror put jasmine garland around the mirror and in front of it place big thaampoolam in that we keep lot of seasonal fruits like Jackfruit, Mangoes, Banana, Oranges and Red big sweet cucumber. The grains in small bowls, money, jewels,Silk dresses, Coconut, betal leaves and nuts, flower bundles and lighting the kuthuvizhakku on both sides of thampoolam this everything what we set up in thampoolam n lamp should be appear in the mirror.
The whole night the pooja room light will be in on, we woke up before sun rise by closing the eyes we should go to pooja room and should see the mirror " Kani Paarthal". After that we go to "Guruvayurappan temple" nearby our house and my dad will give money for us( me n my bro) and now my Hubby gives money to me, on that day's lunch will be big feast with Rice, White pumpkin Sambar, Rasam,Kootu,Aviyal, Poriyal, Appalam, Vadai, Payasam , pickles and the fruits which we offered to god.
Here in my house, Prepared everything the mirror and thampoolam settings on yesterday night itself. We have done the "KANI PAARTHAL" in the morning after we woke up, in the evening we do the prayer .Today's Special dinner with traditional food recipes Idli, sambar, Coconut Chutney, Mangai Pachadi, Ven Pongal, Vadai n Payasam. This is our this year's "Tamizh Puthandu Celebrations". Hope you also preparing n prepared for your Tamizh n Vishu new year Celebration, Enjoy your day with your Family.