THE CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON


THE CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON – WELCOME TO TELUGU NEW YEAR MANMADHA – UGADI CELEBRATION ON MARCH 21, 2015:

CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON : WELCOME  TO TELUGU  NEW  YEAR "MANMADHA."   UGADI  CELEBRATION  ON  MARCH  21,  2015.  EVERY  NATURAL  PHENOMENON  IS  POSSIBLE  BECAUSE  OF  AN  UNCHANGING  REALITY .  THINGS  IN  NATURE  CHANGE  WITH  TIME  FOR  THERE  IS  AN  UNCHANGING  TRUTH  THAT  OPERATES  ALL  MANIFESTATIONS .
CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON : WELCOME TO TELUGU NEW YEAR “MANMADHA.” UGADI CELEBRATION ON MARCH 21, 2015. EVERY NATURAL PHENOMENON IS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF AN UNCHANGING REALITY . THINGS IN NATURE CHANGE WITH TIME FOR THERE IS AN UNCHANGING TRUTH THAT OPERATES ALL MANIFESTATIONS .

THE CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON: WELCOME TO TELUGU NEW YEAR “JAYA” – UGADI CELEBRATION ON MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014.:

THE CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON: THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW YEAR OR "UGADI" COMES WITH A NATURAL CHANGE IN THE ENVIRONMENT THAT BRINGS HOPE BY ITS RENEWAL, REGENERATION, REGROWTH, REVIVAL, AND REBIRTH. I SHARE THIS SENSE OF JOY WITH ALL MY READERS.
THE CELEBRATION OF SPRING SEASON: THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW YEAR OR “UGADI” COMES WITH A NATURAL CHANGE IN THE ENVIRONMENT THAT BRINGS HOPE BY ITS RENEWAL, REGENERATION, REGROWTH, REVIVAL, AND REBIRTH. I SHARE THIS SENSE OF JOY WITH ALL MY READERS.

TELUGU NEW YEAR VIJAYA: UGADI- THE DAWN OF NEW YEAR APRIL 11, 2013:

VIJAYA - TELUGU NEW YEAR 2013 - UGADI - GREETINGS: The Celebration of Spring Season.
VIJAYA – TELUGU NEW YEAR 2013 – UGADI – GREETINGS: The Celebration of Spring Season.
Vernal Equinox – The Cyclical Flow of Time with alternating seasons In our Journey through Space, the Seasons repeat themselves at expected Time intervals, but our location is constantly changing and we may never arrive at the same location in the Space where we had an earlier experience of a particular Season.

Spring is season of the year between Winter and Summer. In the Northern Hemisphere it extends from the Vernal Equinox( day and night equal in length), March 20 or 21, to the Summer Solstice( year’s longest day ), June 21 or 22. The Seasons come with cyclical frequency at the expected time while planet Earth and the rest of the Solar system partake of the motion of Sun in the Milky Way Galaxy and their location in Space is never constant and is never the same. THE SPRING SEASON – A REASON FOR HOPE : 

Koel, the Nightingale of India is known because of its melodious call.
Spring Season brings a sense of Joy, uplifts the mood of man. The Joy could be compared to the sweetness of nectar that is gathered by butterflies from various Spring Season flowers.

The arrival of Spring Season is celebrated with a sense of Joy in numerous cultures and human traditions. The reason for Joy is because of the Season giving a sense of Hope. The reason for Hope is that of rebirth, renewal, regeneration, regrowth, and rejuvenation. In Spring, we witness the plant and animal life getting revitalized. Things in Nature change with Time but Nature remains unchanged. Nature remains constant, immutable, unchanged, or eternal. Nature does not change as mass, energy, and momentum always remain unchanged. The Laws of Conservation stated by classical Physics state that mass and energy can be neither created nor destroyed. Each Law of Conservation signifies that Nature does not change with passage of Time. We have hope as Nature exists without change. There is hope that we can recover and renew and restart if a process is broken or worn out. Nature’s ability to support and sustain Life is maintained by the operation of The Laws of Conservation and by the operation of the fundamental Force called Gravitation. THE LORD OF THE SEASON – MADHAVAM  :    

 
The LORD of Spring Season Lord Madhava and the Spring Season is known as MADHAVAM. He is accompanied by His consort known as MADHAVI. She is the personification of the Energy/Power/Force known as Compassion/Mercy/Grace.

The other name for Spring Season, known as Vasant or Basant  is MADHAVAM. Indian tradition describes ideas by attaching them to personalities. The person known as LORD MADHAVA is the consort of a person known as Goddess MADHAVI. She derives her name from the word MADHU which describes the nectar gathered by butterflies. Madhu is used to name the taste experience called Sweetness, the sweet substances like honey, sugar, Jaggery  and any alcohol derived by fermentation of sugars. The Sweetness gives Joy and Happiness and man can get easily addicted to its powerful intoxicating effect. The sweetness has to be experienced with a sense of restraint. Man experiences a sweet sensation called MADHURYA when he experiences MADHAVI as a FORCE/POWER/ENERGY called Mercy/Grace/Compassion. Spring Season is celebrated as MADHAVAM as Lord Madhava is the Controller of the FORCE/POWER/ENERGY of Mercy/Grace/Compassion described in Sanskrit language as KRUPA. Man exists at all stages of his life because of God’s Mercy, Grace, and Compassion. THE CELEBRATION OF TELUGU NEW YEAR – UGADI  :  

Mangifera indica, the Cashew family of Anacardiaceae, the evergreen Mango tree is extensively grown across India. The unripe green fruits are used in the preparation of the traditional holiday dish in the celebration of Ugadi festival. The fresh leaves are used in decorating the house. The taste and flavor of unripe Mango fruit is unique, it is not sweet, it is not very sour or tart, and it is not bitter. Telugu people describe this taste as OGARU, the taste sensation imparted by eating unripe Pomegranate fruit.   Tamarindus indica, evergreen tree, a native of Africa, belongs to Pea family Fabaceae, the leaves are pinnately compound or feather-formed leaves, the freshly harvested fruits add a rich golden color, a mild sour taste with a tinge of sweetness to the traditional holiday dish.
Tamarindus indica, evergreen tree, a native of Africa, belongs to Pea family Fabaceae, the leaves are pinnately compound or feather-formed leaves, the freshly harvested fruits add a rich golden color, a mild sour taste with a tinge of sweetness to the traditional holiday dish.

   

The Neem tree is evergreen, known as Azadirachta indica, belongs to the Mahogany family Meliaceae and is popular for its medicinal properties. The flowers which impart a mild taste of bitterness add flavor to the traditional holiday dish.
The Covenant of Salt – The intimate connection of Salt with the idea of a Covenant or Binding Relationship between man and God or one person and another.
 
Sugarcane, Saccharum officinarum, a perennial grass gives the taste of Sweetness to the traditional holiday dish. Small chunks of Sugarcane are used and in addition freshly prepared sugar called Jaggery, Gur, Gud, or Bellam is used. The Covenant of Salt – The intimate connection of Salt with the idea of a Covenant or Binding Relationship between man and God or one person and another.

 The Telugu speaking people of India follow the Lunar Calendar and the first month of the year is known as CHAITRA. The Telugu New Year is traditionally celebrated as UGADI festival. A traditional holiday dish, a relish called ‘UGADI PACHADI’ is prepared to reflect the tastes and flavors of Spring Season. Telugu people are celebrating the dawn of their New Year called SRI KHARA on 4th April, 2011.

Happy Ugadi to all of you.

R. Rudranarasimham/Rudra N. Rebbapragada, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.,

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    1. Thanks for visiting the blog post and sharing your comment. Lord Madhava is the personification of Spring Season and He is the Controller of Madhavi which represents Sweetness, Honey, or Nectar. When Madhava and Madhavi come together, man gets the experience of Sweetness or Madhurya and we often recognize this experience as a sensation of joy, and happiness.

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