• Festival,  Recipe

    Traditional Recipes for Sri Ramanavami

    Maryada Purushottama Sri Rama’s Appearance Day falls on the Chaitra Shuddha Navami. Ramanavami is celebrated in many places for nine days and is hence called Sharana Navarathri. Then nine-day festival commences with the reading of Valmiki Ramayana. On the ninth day Sri Rama Pattabhisheka is performed and the function ends. After nine days of celebrations, devotees emerge feeling blessed by Lord Rama. Although Sri Ramanavami is an occasion when devotees fast, there are some traditional foods that they offer to Lord Rama and accept as prasadam. Following are some traditional recipes for Sri Ramanavami. KOSAMBARI Kosambari and Panakam are offered to Sri Rama all across Karnataka. The tradition is that devotees…